Bill Murray ‘to play ex US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’March 31st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 31 (ANI): Actor Bill Murray will play former US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in an upcoming film, according to a report.
Sources told New York Magazine’s Vulture blog that the project, titled “Hyde Park on the Hudson,” will focus on Roosevelt’s rumoured love affair with his distant relative Margaret “Daisy” Stuckley, reports the New York Post.
Written by playwright Richard Nelson, the movie recounts a June 1939 weekend when Britain’s King George VI travelled to Roosevelt’s home in upstate New York.
The movie will begin filming in July and is expected for release in 2012. (ANI)
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