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Conservatives less than thrilled by Will Ferrell playing Reagan with dementia

Conservatives less than thrilled by Will Ferrell playing Reagan with dementia

Will Ferrell is taking another swing at impersonating a Republican president.

The actor, who spent a good chunk of his time on SNL playing President George W. Bush, has signed on to play Ronald Reagan in a satiric film called "Reagan," Variety reported Wednesday.

Specifically, he's portraying late-career Reagan as an old man afflicted with Alzheimer's and rapidly descending into dementia. In the script, an ambitious intern is tasked with convincing the commander-in-chief that he's an actor playing the president.

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