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Frank Capra's Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy Political Dramedy 'State Of The Union' Getting A Remake

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • February 28, 2013 5:20 PM
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Despite its potentially dry subject matter, Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is creeping towards $200 million domestic box office, while Netflix’s “House of Cards” is just about the most talked about television show right now, which suggests that political dramas are in vogue. What better to give a shiny new big screen remake to than Frank Capra’s 1948 film “State of the Union,” in which Spencer Tracy’s industrialist ran for President, backed by Angela Lansbury’s wealthy newspaper magnate.

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