Casting Call For "Gone With the Wind on Broadway"

It had to happen — the classic film “Gone With the Wind” is coming to Broadway.

…a group of producers have secured the rights from the Mitchell estate and are proceeding toward a 2008 production. The big desired star to play Rhett Butler: Hugh Jackman.

This will start a long string of casting suggestions in the coming days, but this got me to thinking about who in politics, or names in the news, would play certain roles in Gone With the Wind.

I’ll have more suggestions as the days go on, but for the role of Ashley Wilkes, Cindy Sheehan is a natural:

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