Anthony Hopkins is considering the role of Winston Churchill in a film titled Churchill and Roosevelt being developed by Angelina Jolie. Hopkins revealed the news while doing press for Thor for MTV.
Here is what he had to say about the part, "I might work with Angelina Jolie on 'Churchill and Roosevelt. She’s got a thing about Churchill. Angelina sent me a synopsis of the script yesterday, so that’s in the offering as well."
He went on to talk about the projects synopsis, that might call for him to gain weight. He said, "I don’t know, I’d have to put on some weight to play Churchill. I’ve just taken the weight off, I’d have to put it back on again."
Check out the full video interview below and share your thoughts!
If anyone could play Churchill it's Hopkins. I love period films, and am excited to learn more about this project. What are your thoughts on this news?