UPDATE: Ferrell will not make the film. Too bad. I had a script ready for a musical version of the Kennedy assassination.
The plot of the film, set between 1984 and 1989, is about an intern seeking to convince President Reagan, who is depicted as suffering from Alzheimer’s during the latter years of his time in the White House , that he is actually an actor playing the President.
Bottom of the barrel.
The article quotes a friend of the Reagans pointing out that he started to show signs of dementia in 1992, and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994. Well after he left office.