Sam Rockwell in talks to portray George W. Bush in Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic

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Rockwell will portray Bush, the president who Cheney served under from 2001-2009. The Iron Man 2 actor is in talks to play President George W. Next-up for Rockwell is   Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which reunites the actor with his Seven Psychopaths director Martin McDonagh and costar Woody Harrelson. Bush in Adam McKay’s untitled Dick Cheney biopic. Sam Rockwell is preparing to be sworn into office. He’s also set to reprise his Moon role alongside Paul Rudd,   Alexander Skarsgård, and Justin Theroux   in Duncan Jones’ Netflix film Mute. The Green Mile alum joins a star-studded cast that already includes Christian Bale as Cheney, Amy Adams as   Cheney’s   wife,   Lynne, and Steve Carell as   former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. The Hollywood Reporter   was first to report the news. Show Full Article Written and directed by McKay, who won an Academy Award for his The Big Short screenplay, the film will follow Cheney’s path from avoiding military service during the Vietnam War to becoming the CEO of Haliburton to his stint as one of the most powerful vice presidents in history.