Spacey to Play Jailed Lobbyist Abramoff

DC scammer looking forward to telling his side
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2009 11:52 AM CDT
In this March 8, 2009 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives for the Laurence Olivier Awards in West London..   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)
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(Newser) – Kevin Spacey met with lobbyist-extraordinaire-turned-convict Jack Abramoff yesterday to discuss the actor’s portrayal of him in the upcoming Casino Jack, Deadline Hollywood Daily reports. The jailed Abramoff, convicted of scamming American Indians out of millions in casino money, is reportedly a huge Spacey fan. “For two guys who couldn't be more different, they seemed to get along very well,” said an insider.