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The Daily Beast’s Eerily Spot-on Casting of Inevitable Berlusconi Film

The laws of cinema practically guarantee that Silvio Berlusconi's tabloid-ready life and prime-ministership will one day grace the big screen, so screenwriters and studio bosses should study this dream pre-casting from the Daily Beast's Michael Solomon. Apart from Silvio (best played by a smirky Jack Nicholson), the perfectly pouty and scorned ex-wife Veronica Lario is a definite Angelina Jolie role, alleged bunga bung participant "Ruby the Heart Steeler" is a dead ringer for Jessica Alba, and Berlusconi's political mentor (former Italian PM Bettino Craxi) has all the bald-pated, delightfully scheming look of a Danny DeVito. And for those flashbacks to young Silvio's career as a cruise ship crooner: Nick Jonas, of course.

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