SNL Wants Tina to Play Sarah

Fey could portray VP candidate as early as tomorrow's season premiere
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Sep 12, 2008 11:39 AM CDT
Actress Tina Fey listens during a news conference in May.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels is in talks with Tina Fey to return to the show to play Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin, Broadcasting & Cable reports. The former SNL head writer could take on "The Barracuda" as early as the show's season premiere tomorrow. "There are discussions (with Tina)," Michaels said. "They are ongoing.” Cast member Casey Wilson also is in the running.