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Tyler Perry to Play Colin Powell in Dick Cheney Biopic

Tyler Perry has been cast as former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in the new Dick Cheney biopic.
Oct 12, 2017 by: WENN


Tyler Perry to Play Colin Powell in Dick Cheney Biopic

Tyler Perry has been cast as former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in the new Dick Cheney biopic.

The filmmaker/actor will join Christian Bale, who will play former U.S. Vice President Cheney, in Adam McKay's film.

The movie, which is currently in production, also features Sam Rockwell as former U.S. President George W. Bush, Bill Pullman as Gerald Ford's Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller, Steve Carell as two-time U.S. defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney.

The project revolves around Cheney's rise as a businessman at multinational corporation Halliburton after avoiding military service in the Vietnam War, to becoming President Bush's sidekick.

Brad Pitt and Will Ferrell are among the project's producers.