Who's Who: Casting 'Election 2008: The Movie'

Bowen: Colin Firth -- it may sound really out of the box, but I think he could pull it off. He has that suave allure to him. And Brits play Americans all the time.

Wilbekin: Jeff Bridges has got a great sense of humor, he's a people person, he can really relate to being "the first black president." He has a certain kind of swagger and a tongue-in-cheek sensibility: wise cracking but wise at the same time. That's what you need to play Bill Clinton.

George Bush

Josh Brolin's already got Bush down pat; Bill Paxton could portray him too.

Finn: I may be biased, since I did the casting for "W.," but I think Josh Brolin is still perfect. That charisma is there.

Bowen: Bill Paxton has that kind of Southern, good 'ol boy feel of George Bush. I think he could portray that side of Bush.

Wilbekin: Josh Brolin -- he's not the obvious choice, but in the Oliver Stone movie, he really embodied W. He'd be perfect, let's rerun him again.

Oprah Winfrey

Who better to play Oprah than ... Oprah?

Wilbekin: Oprah's tough. I think Viola Davis, she's a great thespian, a real stage actress, but she has the stature and confidence of Oprah. She would be very smart. You've got to be larger than life to play Oprah, and that's a dream role.

Bowen: Maybe "Grey's Anatomy" actress Chandra Wilson. But really, I think Oprah has to play Oprah.

Finn: Let's not even go there. Only Oprah can play Oprah. She's an actress when the project is right. And she could produce it, too.

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