Chris Coy Joins Hugh Jackman In ‘The Front Runner’; Disney’s ‘Nicole’ Adds Kingsley Ben-Adir

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Chris Coy will play Press Secretary Kevin Sweeney in Jason Reitman’s Gary Hart biopic, The Front Runner, which as Hugh Jackman in the title role. The pic, written by Reitman and Matt Bai, details the rise and fall of Hart, a Democratic Colorado senator who was considered a leading presidential candidate in 1988 until media reports surfaced of womanizing and an alleged affair with Donna Rice, a former Miss South Carolina. Sweeney was a Hart presidential campaign insider…