Will Smith would play Barack Obama

You might have heard that there’s a general election happening across the pond this year, though for those of us that live in the country, it feels more like it’s been going on for about five hundred years.

Still, the big democratic hopeful this year is Barack Obama, who has been making quite a name for himself by beating out Hilary Clinton. And he’s attracted plenty of support from Hollywood types, many of whom tend to swing to the left on matters political.

And one person is already willing to play him on screen – Will Smith. Why? It’s all in the ears. “That's the key. America loves ears, you know? he told MTV news . “Mickey Mouse started it; Goofy and Dumbo followed behind. And America just loves the ears."

Okay, so he’s being silly, but he’s waiting to see if Obama can pull off the real starring role and nab the presidency before he seriously considers it. After all, every film needs a good third act…