Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Chastain, and Others Eyed for Lead in Hillary Clinton Movie

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A movie about a young Hillary Clinton calls for a strong actress, and The Independent reports some big names are in the running for the former first lady's biopic, including Scarlett Johansson, Jessica ChastainReese Witherspoon, and Amanda Seyfried.

While no casting decisions have been made, director James Ponstoldt says the studio is "very fortunate that a lot of really great actors are interested in playing these roles. We’re in an enviable position." The film is titled Rodham and according to The Independent it will follow Clinton during the '70s when she was a Washington lawyer. So who do you think would make the best young Hillary? Vote below.

Poll: Who would play the best Hillary Clinton?
Click to vote:
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Jessica Chastain
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Amanda Seyfried

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