LAST CALL: Cusack called for biggest leading role

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

( 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


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