I meet Paul Giamatti in [the New York neighborhood] SoHo on the hottest day of the summer?He says he?d like his character to be based on Karl Rove ? a seemingly bookish guy who exercises power behind the scenes. I like it. His character turns out to be way more flamboyant than Rove ? but I like how our free-flowing conversation started making the character better than what is on the page.
HT: Think Progress. Here’s the trailer for the movie (I can’t wait to see it – I’m a huge fan of all three leads).