Robert Redford readies Against All Enemies
Robert Redford announced he's moving on from a political potboiler set in Washington to a...well, yes, another political potboiler set in Washington. Against All Enemies will be Redford's next project to direct, based on Richard A. Clarke's memoir of the same name. Clarke was the anti-terrorism adviser from 1985-2003. However, he's probably most famous for his testimony at the 9/11 Commission hearings when he apologized to the families of 9/11 victims and recognized the government's failure.
Clarke's memoir was controversial when it arrived and is severely critical of the Bush administration in many aspects. It seems likely that Redford will try to get this out before the 2008 elections, so we'll see how this likely incendiary project plays up a year from now. Or if, instead, the film's funding will be cut due to political backlash, which is the other sad likelihood.
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