ENTERTAINMENT
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sean Penn Tipped To Play Openly Gay Politician Harvey Milk

Sean Penn as openly gay '70s politician Harvey Milk and Matt Damon as his assassin? Yes, if Gus Van Sant has his way.

Penn is attached to play Milk and Damon is attached to play Milk's killer, Dan White, in the director's long-gestating Milk biopic.

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