No Saturday Night Dates for the Rebels: We’ll Be Watching HBO’s Palin-McCain “Game Change” Movie

Mar 9, 2012
7:00 am

This is buzz and then there is white-hot buzz. "Game Change," a new HBO movie that dramatizes the 2008 election from the GOP side, is white-hot buzz.

The movie, which will premiere tomorrow March 10 at 9pm EST. Here is the official synopsis from HBO:


Starring Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris, HBO Films’ GAME CHANGE follows John McCain’s (Harris) 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election. Harrelson portrays Steve Schmidt, McCain’s senior campaign strategist.
Based on the bestselling book “Game Change,” by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the film is directed by Jay Roach and written by Danny Strong, whose previous collaboration was HBO’s Emmy® Award winning film, 'Recount.
A Playtone Production in association with Everyman Pictures; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Jay Roach.