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Comments: Reese Witherspoon To Play Rosemary Clooney?


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Jeremy said...

Exactly. Maybe some of the renovations can be done as part of the movie set up? Since we're dreaming and all.

4:01 AM
Johnny said...

It would be even better to bring it all full-circle and have it premiere at the newly renovated Russell Theater!

One can dream, right?

12:16 PM
Jeremy said...

That's what's so cool about this if it is true. I'm sure George would advocate shooting some of the scenes here. Hollywood magic is great, but some of the scenes would be best shot here.

On a semi-related note, I saw George the other night on television doing an interview about the Oscars. He said his first kiss was behind the Catholic church. I wonder if that's St. Pats?

2:53 PM
Ron said...

I think Reese would make a great Rosie.
I would hope to see them shoot some scenes right there in Maysville also.

3:18 PM

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Reese Witherspoon To Play Rosemary Clooney?

Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar for her portrayal as June Carter Cash in Walk the Line
While I'm on a rumor kick, let me throw another one out there that I came across recently. There's a rumor that George Clooney is thinking about making a movie about his aunt, Maysville Kentucky's Girl Singer, Rosemary Clooney. He is said to have approached Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon about the role.

According to In Touch magazine, "There is talk of a movie about George's aunt, the singer and actress Rosemary Clooney, and Reese (who won an Oscar for playing June Carter) has expressed interested in it." The magazine claims an insider revealed this in the February 26 edition.

The Cincinnati Enquirer said that Nick Clooney (Rosemary's brother and George's father) said he had heard about a possible movie back in 2002 but didn't know anything else about it. He called actor Miguel Ferrer (Rosemary's son), who hadn't heard about it either.

So there may be a movie and there may not. If it does come about, I can't think of anyone better to play her.

There was an earlier TV movie about Rosemary Clooney starring actress Sondra Locke. That movie aired in 1982 and was called Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story.

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