isn't getting many headlines these days amid the slugfest for the Republican presidential nomination, as
fight for the delegates. But the release of the HBO movie
based on the
, is sure to raise her profile again.
The movie, starring
as Palin, recounts the failed McCain/Palin campaign in 2008. It airs Saturday at 9.
There has been some controversy over the genesis of the script,
He writes that the authors of
have questioned whether the movie contained scenes that were in their book but not in Halperin and Heilemann's. Screenwriter
said that most of the material in the movie was taken from the "Game Change" book, and was supplemented by news reports, other books and independent reporting.
This is not an academic argument. The movie will surely drive book sales -- just as the upcoming
movie is giving another bump to
Having "Sarah from Alaska" hitched to HBO's publicity machine would mean lots of money for co-authors