Carey Mulligan: Frontrunner for “Rodham” Lead

Posted Thursday June 6, 2013 9:50 AM GMT

She’s made quite a name for herself with outstanding performances in a variety of films, and now Carey Mulligan is said to be the favorite to play Hillary Clinton in the upcoming “Rodham” biopic.

The “Great Gatsby” gal was on the shortlist along with Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Chastain, Scarlett Johansson, and Emma Stone, but it seems she’s risen to the top.

Per the synopsis, “The indie drama will showcase the future Secretary of State as a young lawyer on the committee involved in President Richard Nixon's impeachment.”

“It will show her struggling to juggle her career with her unresolved feelings for future husband and president Bill Clinton.”

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