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Posted on Mar 2, 2007
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Variety reported Friday that Warner Bros. has bought the “life rights” (a somewhat alarming term) of former CIA agent Valerie Plame and her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, and plans to make a movie about their lives. In addition to using secondhand accounts of Plame’s outing by big players in the Bush administration, WB scribes may pull from her memoir, “if the CIA permits her to publish it.”


Variety:

Warner Bros. is developing a feature on the lives of Valerie Plame and Ambassador Joseph Wilson, the married couple drawn into a D.C. firestorm.

Plame’s status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.

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By nashida, March 19, 2007 at 10:08 am Link to this comment
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“There IS a reason I left all of you behind…”

Oh I know better Shannen. It wasn’t because you did not like 7Seas group. I believe it had something to do with more than one person attempting to seek reward money! You know…the “other” person who was helping you work the case!
YOU were the one that ran…lies after lies.
Follow the money…no matter what!!!

and you ended up with mothing…

“Penetrate the White House?” LOLOLOL. I think not…..the only thing she knows how to penetrate are men and bottles

Definetly Hollywood material grin)

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By Joy, March 19, 2007 at 7:27 am Link to this comment
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If you are such an “American hero” and watched the whole 9/11 disaster, how do you account for the fact that the buildings came down by demolition—not airplanes?  It was very obvious and Silverstein (owner of Building 7) in his own words said we “decided to pull it.”  Being an intelligent woman, planting explosives takes weeks, if not months.  Our government certainly had to play a part—if not the major role.  More than half of people around the world believe the terrorists are in the Whitehouse.  How about infiltrating that?

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By nashida, March 19, 2007 at 6:19 am Link to this comment
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This seems to be the website to DIG FOR TRUTH…..according to the name.

Alcoholic? I think you are in denial Shannen.
I KNOW better…..
New York? and the list goes on and on…ummmm….beer, beer, beer

You want more truth to be told?

I could care less what you do with your life and so called movie/book deal but I DO want the truth to be known and that is you are truly an actress!
Leading a life of LIES and very good at deceiving the public!

Yes…that is what SOAP OPERAS are made of. Maybe you should get your own SOAP OPERA

Poor Randy…even he was lied to

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By nashida, March 19, 2007 at 6:03 am Link to this comment
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Oh poor poor Shannen…

Did you tell them about your failing marriage and that it was NOT because of stress from publicity and worry the terrorists may find you but rather CHEATING?

What about all the other “alcohols”

YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your a disgrace to the entire intelligence community

PS..you did not even FIND Ryan Anderson…someone else did.

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By Shannen Rossmiller, March 16, 2007 at 2:54 pm Link to this comment
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One other thing…i have never said i learned Arabic in a few short weeks!  I am still learning every single day…its using the language while you are learning it that makes is the best teacher. Move on with your life and leave me be.

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By Shannen Rossmiller, March 16, 2007 at 2:25 pm Link to this comment
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Hey I know who you are and why you seek to slander me…but I am above stupid tactics such as this and you know as well as I do, I DID do “Anderson” alone…for once get a life and quit trying to vicariously feed off of what I have done over the last 5 years.  There IS a reason I left all of you behind…because you act just like what your words represent.  And, you know as well as I do I am not an alcoholic…for crying out loud!  I was nervous about receiving an award for my work so I had a small cognac…not whiskey as was reported. I moved on and away from you a couple of years ago, and suggest you take the high road and do the same.

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By Shannen Rossmiller, March 16, 2007 at 2:23 pm Link to this comment
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Hey I know who you are and why you seek to slander me…but I am above stupid tactics such as this and you know as well as I do, I DID do “Anderson” alone…for once get a life and quit trying to vicariously feed off of what I have done over the last 5 years.  There IS a reason I left all of you behind…because you act just like what your words represent.  And, you know as well as I do I am not an alcoholic…for crying out loud!  I was nervous about receiving an award for my work so I had a small cognac…not whiskey as was reported. I moved from you a couple of years ago, and suggest you take the high road and do the same.

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By ratpak, March 4, 2007 at 1:28 pm Link to this comment
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Rossmiller exxagerates her stories and tells tall tales.
Most of them are lies from day one regarding the Anderson case.
She is a heavy drinker….see Readers Digest quote “she has a FEW whiskeys to calm her nerves”

Let the truth be known Shannen did NOT do it ALONE! NOR did she “teach” herself Arabic in a few short weeks.
Hello? What is wrong with u people???

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By Chaseme, March 4, 2007 at 12:46 am Link to this comment
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You could fool some of the people all the time and all the people some of the time, said Abraham Lincoln, but you could not fool all the people all the time.

Joseph Wilson is for the American people, but equally the American people (those who understand his courage) are for Joseph Wilson and his wife.

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By gryphyn, March 3, 2007 at 5:44 pm Link to this comment
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I’m not sure any mainstream production would do justice to this story.  I do hope Plame and Wilson make a lot of money from it tho’.  I guess in a sense that would be some sort of justice after all is said and done.

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By bill, March 3, 2007 at 1:19 pm Link to this comment
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Valerie Plame is beautiful enough to play herself in the movie.piece66

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By Bonnie, March 3, 2007 at 11:05 am Link to this comment
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Well that just goes to show now matter how worldly one is; they’re not ready for Hollywood Prime time. 

They should have sold the Option to their “life story.”  Then when the option lapsed, they would resume ownership, to resale the option to some other studio or independent.

There are a good number of people enjoying a nice lifestyle all from repeatedly selling options.  smile

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By Christopher Robin, March 2, 2007 at 7:31 pm Link to this comment
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The jury’s still out on the happy ending part.

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By Quy Tran, March 2, 2007 at 6:15 pm Link to this comment
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Isn’t time to sue Bush/Cheney administration and their subordinates who got involved in this couple’s life ?

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By Jon B, March 2, 2007 at 3:37 pm Link to this comment
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Congra to Plame and Wilson.

Had the administration reviewed and confirmed what’s in Ambassador Wilson’s report, the entire scandulous WMD evidence and hundreds of thousands lives wouldn’t have happened.

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By sassy, March 2, 2007 at 2:51 pm Link to this comment
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thats not all.They are also seeking to do a movie on that right wing ,shannen rossmiller, who is entrapping terrorists and disillusioned americans and make her out to be some kind of hero.and kind of use the movie to platform and show the need for anew spy agincy..which would probably also have right wing views only.I feel sorry for innocent muslims and any innocent poeple with this level of entrapemnt they get a bit of raw deal.I dont call sending out addictive rock style music videos of americnas being injured,as she does, to cyberspace as a method of luring people,imaginative,clever or heroic.I find it what we would expect of any agency..mainpualtive. To call it heroic?to be congratualted.??its the kind of thing that gets the USA into wars on tis foreign policy inthe first place.

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By Steve Hammons, March 2, 2007 at 2:29 pm Link to this comment
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As the ongoing trial of “Scooter” Libby has revealed, the Bush-Cheney adminstration used many associates to covertly disclose Valerie Plame’s status as a CIA operative.

Certain reporters and writers working for major news outlets were involved in not only compromising Plame’s status, but in promoting phony intelligence about Iraq to justify the invasion.

As more people learn about the many details of these situations, hopefully those persons who have violated the law will be prosecuted. This includes journalists who may have crossed the line in these alleged conspiracies.

For more on this, the article referenced below may be of interest:

“Society of Professional JournalistsÂ’ Award to Judith Miller Helps Cover-Up?”

Steve Hammons
American Chronicle
October 27, 2005

http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=3287

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By RBerry, March 2, 2007 at 1:45 pm Link to this comment
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The CIA has already stopped her from publishing the book because her work was covert and cannot be released. See Newsweek and other sources January 15,2007.
So much for the argument she was just a worker-bee at Langley. WB will have a better story after the civil suit against Cheney, Rove, and Libby gets to trial.

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