5 November 2012 3:36 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

John Cusack and his production company, New Crime, are considering a movie about conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, EW confirms. Cusack will star as the radio personality and Betty Thomas (I Spy, John Tucker Must Die) will direct. The AP first reported the story.

Annett Wolf, Cusack’s publicist, told EW the film is not a biopic about Limbaugh in the traditional sense. “It’s a much broader story, about how he reinvented American talk radio over the last 30 years,” she said.

Cusack’s decision to portray the inflammatory pundit is unusual for several reasons. First, Cusack is an outspoken liberal, »

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