Hillary Clinton script drawing Hollywood buzz

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images

Could Hillary Clinton's next destination be a movie screen?

A screenplay about the outgoing secretary of state has become one of Hollywood's most-buzzed-about new projects, according to Politico.

The script, titled "Rodham," was written by Young Il Kim, a 39-year-old newcomer from South Korea. It follows a 20-something Hillary Rodham as she tries to decide between her career, as the youngest attorney on the House Judiciary Committee, and her boyfriend, Bill Clinton.

Kim told Politico that the story is about "a journey of a woman who was torn between her personal desires and her professional ambition -- both literally pulled her thousands of miles apart, because Bill did not want to leave Arkansas, and she did not want to leave Washington, D.C."

The film industry has taken notice of Kim's work. Last month, "Rodham" came in fourth place on the Black List, an annual poll of nearly 300 film executives about their favorite scripts.

Tell us: Would you see a movie about a young Hillary Clinton? And which actress should play her?

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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