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Watchmen Resurrecting Some Legends

Casting call for Richard Nixon, Dick Cavett, John Lennon, Yoko Ono and more

As every avid Watchmen fan is aware of, there are many famous faces in Alan Moore's super hero story. Moviehole has posted a breakdown of some of the celebs Zack Snyder will need to cast for his upcoming film adaptation.

President Richard Nixon: 35-45. We'll be aging him up for a variety of scenes that occur from 1960-1985. The President of the United States, profane, paranoid and panicky. Looking for someone who really resembles and can closely impersonate him

McLaughlin: Circa 1985 and at age 60. The host of The McLaughlin Group, a cable roundtable newschat show, McLaughlin introduces a debate on the likelihood of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union

Eleanor Clift: Circa 1985 and at age 45. (She's older than 45 in the photo, but you can get the idea). One of the pundits on The McLaughlin Group, she comments on the protective power of Dr. Manhattan

Pat Buchanan: Circa 1985 and at age 47. One of the pundits on The McLaughlin Group, this conservative commentator is convinced the Soviets would never attack the United States

John Lennon: Circa Early 70's and at age 37. Non-speaking role. Key sequence in movie

Yoko Ono: Circa Early 70's and at age 44. Non-speaking role. Key sequence in movie

Dick Cavett: 39. Non-speaking role. Key sequence in movie. Interviewing John Lennon and Yoko Ono in early 70's.

Other rumors state that several other famous individuals will need to be cast as well, such as Henry Kissenger, Fidel Castro, JFK and others.

8.5.2007
Source: Moviehole

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