Conservative talk radio host (and proud, card-carrying blowhard) Rush Limbaugh is either an actor’s best dream or worst nightmare. For the comparatively slim John Cusack (who once called the Bush administration “depressing, corrupt, unlawful and tragically absurd“) it may be a bit of both. He and director Betty Thomas are wrapping up the script on a biopic, Rush, which they hope to start shooting sometime next year. Limbaugh has lead a colorful life, what with the Viagra-popping, the prescription drug fraud, and the shouting of “slut” and “prostitute” at law school students. We’re sure it’ll look even more glamorous on the big screen.
NOVI, MI - MAY 3: Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaks at “An Evenining With Rush Limbaugh” event May 3, 2007 in Novi, Michigan. The event was sponsored by WJR radio station as part of their 85th birthday celebration festivities. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Rush Limbaugh Photo: Bill Pugliano/2007 Getty Images