November 7, 2005

Macy, Hunt, Slater join RFK campaign

By Borys Kit

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - William H. Macy, Helen
Hunt, Christian Slater, Joshua Jackson and James Marsden have
been enlisted for "Bobby," Emilio Estevez's project about the
assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

Estevez's father, Martin Sheen, and Joy Bryant are in
negotiations to join the project, which Estevez wrote and is

The film chronicles the intertwining lives of a grand cast
of characters at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel in the hours
leading up to Kennedy's assassination. Anthony Hopkins, Demi
Moore, Sharon Stone, Elijah Wood, Lindsay Lohan, Shia LaBeouf,
Nick Cannon, Freddy Rodriguez and Brian Geraghty already are
cast in the film, currently shooting in Los Angeles. Estevez
also has a role.

Macy plays the hotel's manager, and Slater is the bigoted
food and beverage manager. Jackson ("Dawson's Creek") plays the
head of the Los Angeles chapter of the Youth for Kennedy
brigade, while Marsden ("Superman Returns") is a man whose
brother is being drafted into war.

Sheen would portray a wealthy East Coast financier staying
at the hotel with his wife (Hunt). Bryant ("Get Rich or Die
Tryin"') will play a switchboard operator.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter