Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes Are The Kennedys
Can we handle Katie Holmes as First Lady Jackie Kennedy? I think Greg Kinnear is a fine choice as the President in the History Channel mini-series The Kennedys. The dramatic take on the first family of America will be History's first scripted mini-series. Authenticity buffs will likely be paying very close attention, as an anachronistic error by the History Channel is completely unacceptable.
Joining Kinnear and Holmes are Barry Pepper as Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and Tom Wilkinson as their father, Joe Kennedy, according to Zap2It. There aren't many details as to what periods of time the series will cover specifically, but we can assume the Kennedy presidency and the assassinations of both brothers will be addressed. I also didn't see any casting details for Edward "Ted" Kennedy, so he may not have a prominent role to play in the series.
Do you think History got the casting right for Jack and Jackie? Are you ready for yet another taken on the Kennedy legacy? I'm waiting for the Bush dynasty mini-series myself. If they do it soon enough, both Dana Carvey and Will Ferrell will be available to play George Sr. and Jr., respectively.
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