John Cusack: your country needs you. At least, that's what one
dedicated group believes. A campaign called "Draft John Cusack" is
seeking block captain volunteers to drum up support through its website
(http://www.junction-city.com/billboard/cu-sack/index.asp). Some 2,500
have already lined up to help.
Why John Cusack? The reasons are enumerated on the site. "He made the
tough decisions in Grosse Pointe Blank. He couldn't be bought in Eight
Men Out. He's cooler than John Malkovich. We like his politics so
The group is getting a lot of press, just as Cusack's new film,
Serendipity, is set to be released. USA Today, the LA Times, The New
York Times, the New York Post and the Chicago Sun-Times have covered
it - though Cusack claims the campaign has nothing to do with him.
Cusack's PR camp has no comment on his would-be candidacy. "This is not
something John participated in," said Ame van Iden, his publicist from