According to Variety’s Jeff Sneider, Lee Daniels wants Jane Fonda to play the part of Nancy Reagan in
her his upcoming adaptation The Butler. The story of a White House servant spans many different administrations and Fonda’s role is not a main one. Still, with the actress’ CAA reps still needing to officially ink the deal, the mere possibility of Fonda-as-Ronald’s-First-Lady smacks of stunt casting.
Not to mention the kind of Hollywood move that will light up the blogosphere for days. Check out the punctuation at the end of this Fox Nation morning headline:
Along with the question and-or exclamation mark, another go-to headline short-form this morning from the Conservative Internet side is the dismissive reference to Fonda as “Hanoi Jane.”