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Hugh Jackman Will Play Senator Gary Hart in 'The Frontrunner' Movie

Hugh Jackman Will Play Senator Gary Hart in 'The Frontrunner' Movie

Hugh Jackman is getting political in his new film role!

The 48-year-old actor will be playing Senator Gary Hart in the upcoming political drama The Frontrunner.

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Senator Hart was the frontrunner during the early stages race for the Democratic presidential nomination back in 1988. The Colorado senator dropped out of the race after his extramarital affair with Donna Rice was released.

Jason Reitman will be directing The Frontrunner.

No word yet on when the film will begin production.

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