Katie Holmes / Jacqueline Kennedy
Producers decided that Katie Holmes was ready to play the role of her life: the country’s most famous first ladies, Jacqueline Kennedy.
Tom Cruise’s wife signed on to star in’The Kennedys’, an eight-hour mini series premiering in 2011 on the History Channel. Holmes plays in the movie alongside Greg Kinnear, British actor Tom Wilkinson and Barry Pepper, the network reported.
President John F. Kennedy will be played by Greg Kinnear, best known from ‘The Last Song’ with Miley Cyrus. At the same time, Barry Pepper will play the role of Robert Kennedy. Tom Wilkinson will be Joe Kennedy Sr. He is best known from playing Benjamin Franklin in 2008′s ‘John Adams’.