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POLL: Who Should Play Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in New Biopic Romance?

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 14, 2014 at 2:52PM

With the news that the Katharine Hepburn-Spencer Tracy romance is getting the big screen treatment in "Tracy and Hepburn," we at TOH! have two polls for you: Who should play Hepburn? Who should play Tracy?
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Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in 'Woman of the Year'
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in 'Woman of the Year'

With the news that the Katharine Hepburn-Spencer Tracy romance is getting the big-screen treatment in "Tracy and Hepburn," we at TOH! have two polls for you: Who should play Hepburn? Who should play Tracy?

The film will reportedly cover the stars' 27-year relationship, from when they first met on the MGM lot while making "Woman of the Year" (pictured above), to Tracy's death only days after wrapping his final scene in 1967's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." They made nine films together and, while never married, Hepburn and Tracy's love affair was an open secret in Hollywood. The project is being produced by Permut Presentations and Reunion Pictures, and is penned by TV scribe David Rambo ("CSI," "Revolution").

So, which actors would be best suited to play the iconic pair? Sadly, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman would have been a great candidate for Tracy.


Who should play Spencer Tracy in 'Tracy and Hepburn'?
  
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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.