John Cusack to play radio personality Limbaugh in biopic

MUMBAI: High Fidelity star John Cusack is on course to developing a biopic about controversial US radio personality Rush Limbaugh. The 46-year-old will star as the conservative host in the film Rush (2014).
Cusack‘s casting as Limbaugh is quite surprising as the actor is widely known as an outspoken liberal while the radio host is famous for being a conservative.
Physically, the two also have almost nothing in common. While Cusack is slender and dark-haired, the 61-year-old Limbaugh is much older, balding and portly.
Betty Thomas, who will direct the film says that the production company is currently polishing the script and the production is set to kick off in 2013.
Limbaugh is one of the most provocative media figures in the US. His radio show, The Rush Limbaugh Show, is the highest-rated talk-radio program. He is also the most-listened-to talk show host with a weekly audience of 15 million.
The Missouri-born host often sparks controversy during his on air show. Recently, he mocked Republican New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, for having a "bromance" with US prez Barack Obama.

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