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John Cusack To Produce & Star In A Rush Limbaugh Biopic

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • November 5, 2012 12:22 PM
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Here’s a movie that won’t make a cent in any international markets – John Cusack is hard at work developing a biopic of the controversial, right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh. The project has a working title of “Rush” and is being produced by Cusack’s own production company (New Crime Productions), with Cusack also in line to star in the lead role. Because, sure, that makes sense…we can totally see the resemblance.

'Chipmunks 2' & 'Doctor Doolittle' Helmer Betty Thomas Eyes 'Desperados' With Isla Fisher

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 18, 2011 1:43 AM
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With "The Hangover" proving to studios that an R-rated comedy can bring in the big bucks, executives are now trying the concept with a female twist. "Bridesmaids" -- which recently unspooled at SXSW and met our expectations head on -- will be the first R-rated, women driven comedy in ages but it won't be the last. Isla Fisher has been attached for a while now to "Desperados," a raunchy road trip comedy and it looks like the project is settling on a pretty unlikely director.

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