Filmmakers have planned a live reading next month of the play, which based on the pair's anti-Trump text messages, three sources familiar told Politico.
They reportedly hope President TrumpDonald TrumpJudge rules Alaska governor unlawfully fired lawyer who criticized Trump Giuliani led fake electors plot: CNN Giuliani associate sentenced to a year in prison in campaign finance case MORE will go to the reading of the play titled “FBI Lovebirds: Undercovers.”
“We’re lobbying the White House hard,” one production source told Politico. “We are being told the president loves the idea of exposing this.”
The project will be directed by Phelim McAleer, who has worked on films about abortion and fracking. McAleer told Politico that actor Dean Cain, who was in the anti-abortion film “Gosnell” will play Strzok.
Page will reportedly be played by Kristy Swanson, who starred in the 1992 “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” movie.
Swanson confirmed to Politico that she would be in the play and said the script includes some lines taken verbatim from texts between Strzok and Page, as well as Strzok's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, a transcript of which was leaked by Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsJan. 6 panel releases contempt report on Trump DOJ official ahead of censure vote Lobbying world Sunday shows preview: Biden administration confronts inflation spike MORE, (R-Ga.) this year.
“We are going to show the mainstream media and Hollywood that they can no longer push the Russia collusion hoax and force them to acknowledge how the Deep State, DC Swamp tried to destroy the Trump candidacy and presidency,” reads a crowdfunding page associated with the production.
The Studio Theater in Washington, D.C., told Politico that McAleer has rented one of its theaters for June 13.