Illustration for The Washington Post’s story about the new HBO show Game Change. This was for the Style’s Section preview of the highly anticipated campaign dish-all show.
“Starring Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris, HBO Films’ Game Change follows John McCain’s (Harris) 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election. Harrelson portrays Steve Schmidt, McCain’s senior campaign strategist. Based on the bestselling book Game Change, by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the film is directed by Jay Roach and written by Danny Strong, whose previous collaboration was HBO’s Emmy® Award winning film Recount.