Katie Holmes is Jacqueline Kennedy in the upcoming History channel mini-series! Get the scoop here on Katie Holmes playing Jackie Kennedy with video and photos of below.
Actress and wife of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, has taken on the enormous feat of playing the iconic first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in an upcoming eight hour mini series airing on the History channel. The reported title will be John F. Kennedy in The Kennedys.
The story will chronicle the life of President John F. Kennedy, played by Greg Kinnear, and the First Lady. The feature comes by way of Greg Kinnear and will be the History channel’s first ever scripted mini series to air on the network.
Scheduled to play along Katie Holmes on screen will be actors Barry Pepper in the role of Robert F Kennedy and actor Tom Wilkins as Joseph P. Kennedy. The mini series is said to reportedly tell the tale of the Kennedy clan, their family drama as well as their roles in American history.
Actress Katie Holmes first stepped in to the spotlight after being cast as the tom boyish next door neighbor of Dawson, named Joey Potter, in Dawson’s Creek. Since then Holmes has gone on to appear in such flicks as Wonder Boys alongside Toby Maguire and Michael Douglas, Thank You for Smoking, Disturbing Behavior and Batman Begins.
For a few years Holmes managed to secure her personal privacy while still maintaining a successful Hollywood career. Since marrying Hollywood actor Tom Cruise the actress has since become a hot media topic for magazines, the paparazzi and more , as well as the couple’s daughter Suri. Something tells me Holmes’ personal experience and being a public spectacle in recent years is sure to aid her in the role as the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy!
Details as to when the mini series will debut on the small screen have not been released. We’ll keep you posted. In the meantime what do you think of Katie Holmes as Jacqueline Kennedy?
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