Julianne Moore Will Play Sarah Palin in Game Change

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: Actress Julianne Moore attends the 2011 Greater New York Human Rights Campaign Gala at The Waldorf-Astoria on February 5, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Julianne Moore Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/2011 Getty Images

When we asked you who should play the political candidates in Game Change, Jay Roach's HBO movie about the 2008 presidential election, we're pretty sure that none of you suggested Julianne Moore for Sarah Palin. And yet, she's the first piece of casting announced for the project, which has been adapted from the behind-the-scenes book written by Mark Halperin and New York's own John Heilemann. Considering Moore's penchant for over-the-top TV accents, her Palin ought to be a doozy.