The coveted role in the political drama, set for a release close to the 2016 presidential election, centers around the early years of Clinton’s marriage to President Bill Clinton, and her time as a 26-year-old Washington lawyer, a newspaper reported.
Johansson is said to be a top contender for the role in the flick.
“We’re very fortunate that a lot of really great actors are interested in playing these roles. We’re in an enviable position,” director James Ponsoldt said in an interview.
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