POLITICS
07/24/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Actors Playing Bush And Powell In "W" Arrested In Bar Brawl

Marking a wild end to a controversial production, two actors in Oliver Stone's upcoming "W" were arrested in a bar brawl over the weekend. Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright, who play George W. Bush and Colin Powell, respectively, were collared with several crew members at the Stray Cats Bar in Shreveport, La., after police responded to a disorderly person call.

The incident is likely to be forgotten by mid-October, when the movie is planned for release. By then, the full outrage of pundits will center on the purported accuracy of "W," and, like clockwork, Stone will come under attack for his film's many telescoped dramatic scenes and its invented dialogue.

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