Matt Damon as RFK?

3325644 Matt Damon as RFK?There is, according to Deadline Hollywood, a Robert F. Kennedy biopic in the works, and apparently it’s Matt Damon’s to make or break.

Mr. Damon is waiting to see the script–which is being written by Eastern Promises scribe Steven Knight, based on a biography by Newsweek‘s Evan Thomas–before he decides whether to sign on.

The Bourne star probably looks enough like Mr. Kennedy to sell us for a couple hours. But it will take a captivating performance for me to forget that the ambitious young attorney general-turned-New York senator up on the screen was once the right half of a Siamese twin duo in Stuck on You.


Article continues below
More from Politics
Dr. Herminia Palacio, Mayor Bill de Blasio's Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services, speaks at a Make the Road New York rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in front of City Hall.
De Blasio Health Czar Warns of ‘More Strain’ on NYC Hospitals If Obamacare Gets Repealed