Washington, May 23 : 'Jaws' star Richard Dreyfuss is in talks to play US Vice-President Dick Cheney in 'W' the new biopic on President George W. Bush.
Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already signed on to play Bush and wife Laura respectively in the movie that's being directed by Oliver Stone.
British actress Thandie Newton will be playing Condoleezza Rice while Scott Glenn takes on the role of Donald Rumsfeld, reports Contactmusic.
The film started shooting earlier this week) in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is scheduled to hit the big screen in October (08).
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stone has also been given a special waiver to continue work on the pic in the event of a looming acting strike by the Screen Actors Guild.