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Wanted! Actors Playing Famous Real-Life Figures in Watchmen

August 6, 2007 (9:08 am) GMT
Warner Bros. Pictures is looking for look-alikes of real-life names that will be presented in "Watchmen" such as President Richard Nixon and John Lennon.

With casting for the principal roles in "" being completed, it seems the next task that filmmakers of the project have in mind now is supposedly finding a bunch of acting talents for the supporting characters in the movie.

What is interesting here is that the roles turn out to be real-life famous names from the 1980s, the era during which the film takes place. Concerning this matter, Moviehole.net has delightfully provided a rundown of the figures that will be appearing in the flick:

Planned for a March 6, 2009 release, "Watchmen" is a big screen adaptation of the twelve-issue comic book limited series written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons set to be directed by "" helmer Zack Snyder. While Gibbons has been noticed to express his support on the film version, Moore was rather opposed to the idea, saying "If they go for some other novelty option like they did with then I'm in for another year of excoriating them in every interview I do until they remove my name from it."

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