Will Ferrell to take Bushism to Broadway, HBOJanuary 7th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Will Ferrell is taking his impersonation of US President George W Bush to Broadway and HBO.
The actor will star in “You”re Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush” at New York’’s Cort Theater, with previews in line for Inauguration Day.
The show will describe the journey of Bush from his college days and time as the governor of Texas to the 2000 race for president and his two terms in office.
Ferrell told CNN he likes that Bush “never thinks he’’s wrong.”
“He’’s arrogant with a school-boy attitude, and combine that with the fact that he is commander in chief — and, unfortunately, it’’s very funny, he said.
According to Ferrell, viewers should “expect the unexpected” from the show.
The show will premiere on February 5 and run through March 15.
HBO has also picked up the show, to air live on an undetermined date. (ANI)
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