is lined up to play formerPresident Clinton
as Hillary Clinton for a movie, "The Special Relationship," that HBO is working on.
The special relationship between Clinton and former British Prime Minister
Michael Sheen is set to play Blair. It would be the third movie fin which Sheen has portrayed the British politician, along with "The Queen" and "The Deal." Sheen was also in "Frost/Nixon," written byPeter Morgan
. Morgan will also write "The Special Relationship."
An HBO spokesman says HBO hasn’t fully given the green light to the film, but is also working out a co-production deal with the BBC.