5 celebrities who can play Jacob Zuma in a movie

2014-01-29 08:13
Cape Town – On Tuesday we let our minds run free and imagined what it would be like if Steven Spielberg made a movie about the DA’s “announcement of national importance”.

Although we don’t usually get involved in politics we still had loads of fun creating an imaginary movie with an imaginary cast.

So after the success of the previous article we did what every self-respecting Hollywood hotshot would do – we brought out a sequel.

What if Hollywood decided to make a movie about Zuma’s life?

Plenty of movie titles already spring to mind. Like Not So Alone at HomeHungry Games: Catching Fire Pool and There’s a Zuma on My Stoep.

But the biggest challenge would be to cast the leading man.

Here are 5 celebrities who we think can totally play Zuma in a movie:

Forest Whitaker
He would be our first choice. He has the right physical features and from his work in The Last King of Scotland he has made it clear that he will be able to pull off the accent.

Denzel Washington
If we can’t get Forest, we will take Denzel. He can give a more action-packed performance and give Zuma a bit of a sexy older guy vibe.

Idris Elba
Let’s just have Idris play all our presidents. From Madiba to Thabo and even Zuma.

Jamie Foxx
This will only work if the producers decided to give the movie a musical angle. Something like Jacob and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Meryl Streep
Let’s face it. Meryl Streep can effortlessly portray any person in any role at any time.

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