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Let's cast the General Petraeus mini-series

Kevin Costner as the General

Lucy Lawless as the biographer

Linda Hunt in a fat suit as the wife

by Anonymousreply 2211/12/2012

Clint Eastwood as General "gung for ho" Petraeus. JLo as the ho. Kathy Bates as Miss Piggy Patraeus.

by Anonymousreply 111/11/2012

David Strathairn as the general

Amanda Peet as Broadwell

Margo Martindale (drabbed down) as the missus

by Anonymousreply 211/11/2012

I withdraw the Martindale suggestion.

Tess Harper (drabbed down) as the missus

by Anonymousreply 311/11/2012

Jack McBrayer as the General

Kristen Alfonso (her always arched eyebrows are priceless!) as the Paula Broadwell

Babs Bush, in her Quaker Oats man hairdo, as the general's wife Holly

by Anonymousreply 411/11/2012

Someone who looks like he's constantly watching to see if anyone notices that his whole point in life is just to climb social ladders.

by Anonymousreply 511/11/2012

The General-- Keith Carradine

The Wife-- Kathy Bates

The Mistress -- Judy Greer (doing "Kitty" from Arrested Development)

The Husband-- Sean Hayes

by Anonymousreply 611/11/2012

General Petraeus: Billy Bob Thornton

Paula Broadwell: Ashley Judd

Holly Petraeus: John Goodman

Scott Broadwell: Carson Kressley

by Anonymousreply 711/11/2012

Andrea Mitchell as Herself.

by Anonymousreply 811/11/2012

"Kristen Alfonso (her always arched eyebrows are priceless!) as the Paula Broadwell" - R4 - Good choice i she gained some weight.

Kevin Spacey as the General.

by Anonymousreply 911/11/2012

Gary Sinise as the General

Mary Beth Hurt as Holly Petraeus

Kathleen Robertson as Paula Broadwell

by Anonymousreply 1011/11/2012

I think Paula Broadwell looks a lot like Kristin Scott Thomas.

by Anonymousreply 1111/11/2012

I'm going to mix and match some of these combinations (while adding three suggestions of my own):

The General: Chris Cooper

The Mistress: Amanda Peet

The Second Mistress: Sarah Michelle Gellar (brunette)

The Wife: Dawn French (slimmed down but with wig)

The Husband: Carson Kreeley

by Anonymousreply 1211/11/2012

Ray Romano as Leon Panetta

by Anonymousreply 1311/11/2012

Dawn French is too cute to play Holly Petraeus.

by Anonymousreply 1411/11/2012

R14 Threadweaving -- how about Dawn Lyn?

by Anonymousreply 1511/11/2012

Edie McClurg as Mrs. P.

by Anonymousreply 1611/12/2012

I like the Gary Sinise and Chris Cooper suggestions.

by Anonymousreply 1711/12/2012

Blair Underwood as the President

by Anonymousreply 1811/12/2012

Madeline Stowe as Paula

Ed Helms as The General

Chaz Bono as Holly

by Anonymousreply 1911/12/2012

The General - Crispin Glover

Paula - Carla Gugino

Holly - Glenn Close with no makeup and glasses on.

by Anonymousreply 2011/12/2012


by Anonymousreply 2111/12/2012

R7 Wins!

by Anonymousreply 2211/12/2012
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