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Jon Voight To Star As Russian Kgb Agent In ‘Reagan’ Biopic?

19 December 2012 9:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ronald Reagan looks to return to the big screen several times over the course of the upcoming years…as a character…not speaking about a zombie Reagan, although that would be cool. Michael Douglas is set to star as Ronald Reagan opposite Christoph Waltz in Mike Newell’s Reykjavik, while Alan Rickman will star as Reagan in Lee DanielsThe Butler. There’s a third film in development simply called Reagan which will be written by Jonas McCord (The Body) and Howard Klausner (Space Cowboys). It is at this point unclear who will direct the project or star in the title role, but it appears that Reagan has found his adversary.

Jon Voight (Deliverance, Heat, Mission: Impossible) is in negotiations to join the film as a retired Kgb agent who used to keep tabs on Ronald Reagan when he was president. The film is framed by ‘a young Russian leader »

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