If you've been looking forward to seeing Katie Holmes play Jackie Kennedy, you're finally going to get your chance. The eight-part miniseries The Kennedys, which was pulled from the History Channel on January 7th, has been purchased by the independent digital cable channel ReelzChannel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it's scheduled to begin airing on April 3. Check out the trailer below!
The miniseries, which stars Holmes as Jackie O. and Greg Kinnear as President John F. Kennedy, was axed from the History Channel after its accuracy was questioned by Kennedy experts. One of JFK's former advisors went so far as to call the script "vindictive." In other words, there was too much drama and not enough history for the History Channel. But the producers are sticking by their version of the Kennedy presidency.
"In creating the dramatization of the Kennedy family story, which involved compressing time lines and creating dialogues, we meticulously researched all story and visual points and made sure they were supported by multiple respected and objective sources," read a statement from the production companies behind the miniseries. "Anyone who watches the show will agree that the Kennedy family emerges from our treatment as a legendary American Family, who made an enormous contribution to the world and to their country, but were beset by epic tragedies."
We're all curious to see what The Kennedys reveals that makes it so controversial. Of course, the bigger question is: How does Katie Holmes look in Jackie Kennedy's wardrobe? A quick glance at the photo above, and we can answer that one right now: She definitely pulls it off.
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