Its been over a week since The Chief Executive of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, and his son, James, chairman of News International and Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks were questioned by MPs over the phone hacking scandal.
So its about time somebody got around to casting the motion picture version of the whole saga.
Rupert Murdoch (Ian McDiarmid) - Chairman and CEO of News Corporation - the world's most powerful media conglomerate now facing the biggest crisis in its history. The 80-year-old Australian American faces questions over alleged phone hacking and other illegal activities by journalists working for his British newspapers.
James Murdoch (Leland Orser) - Fourth of Rupert Murdoch's six children. At 39, he is chairman and chief executive of News Corporation Europe and Asia, which includes News International - owner of The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times - and a stake in BSkyB. Faces questions about how much he knew about phone hacking at now defunct News of the World.
Rebekah Brooks (sigourney weaver) - News International's former chief executive and editor of News of the World when voicemails of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's mobile phone were allegedly intercepted. Mrs Brooks was arrested on 17 July 2011 over phone hacking and corruption allegations.
Les Hinton (David Strathairn) - Les Hinton was chief executive of News Corp's financial news service Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal. One of Rupert Murdoch's top executives, Mr Hinton had worked with him for more than five decades. Announcing he was quitting, he said he was "ignorant of what apparently happened" but felt it was proper to resign. Mr Murdoch said it brought him "great sadness".
Andy Coulson (Hugh Bonneville) - Andy Coulson, who was NoW editor between 2003-07, resigned his position following the convictions of ex-NoW royal editor Clive Goodman and private investigator Glenn Mulcaire for phone hacking. He later became Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman but quit in January 2011 saying ongoing hacking claims were distracting him from his job. Mr Coulson was arrested in July 2011 and later bailed over phone hacking and corruption allegations.
Glenn Mulcaire (Robert Carlyle) - THE private investigator at the centre of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal has denied that he acted without orders from the newspaper.
Clive Goodman (James Gandolfini) - Clive Goodman, a former reporter, was arrested in 2006. He has been rearrested as the phone hacking scandal has spread.
Sir Paul Stephenson (Alex MacQueen) - Britain's most senior police officer faced criticism for hiring former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis - who was questioned by police investigating hacking - as a PR adviser. Sir Paul eventually said his links to the journalist could hamper investigations and resigned. He has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission over his links with Mr Wallis.
John Yates (Harry Enfield) - Assistant Commissioner Yates ruled out a further inquiry into the phone-hacking scandal in 2009. He has since expressed "extreme regret" for not reopening the investigation. He resigned on 18 July.
Paul McMullan (Paddy Considine) - The NoW deputy features editor between 1994 and 2001, Mr McMullan has spoken about the use of phone hacking on the paper, describing its investigations department as a "den of vipers".
Sean Hoare (Michael Madsen) - The former NoW journalist publicly admitted his part in phone hacking. He told the New York Times the practice of phone hacking was far more extensive than the newspaper acknowledged when police first investigated the case. He also told the BBC's Panorama it was "endemic" at the paper. Mr Hoare also said, as editor, Andy Coulson had asked him to hack phones. Mr Coulson has denied any knowledge of hacking. Mr Hoare was found dead in his home on 18 July 2011.
Jude Law - The actor is one of four test cases of alleged NoW hacking victims due to be heard at the High Court next year.
Hugh Grant - The actor, who has been told by police his details are among those found by officers investigating hacking at the NoW, recorded a conversation between himself and Paul McMullan, the tabloid's former features editor. During the exchange - revealed by Mr Grant in the New Statesman magazine - Mr McMullan discussed hacking by the media. Source
Steve Coogan - The Alan Partridge comedian is among those to take legal action against the NoW for breach of privacy after the Metropolitan Police confirmed his personal details had been in the possession of Glenn Mulcaire following a raid on his house. He told BBC2's Newsnight the closure of the paper was a "victory for decency and humanity".
Elle Macpherson - The supermodel was one of the celebrities named in the indictment at the 2007 trial of Clive Goodman and Glenn Mulcaire. The court head when she suspected messages were being listened to, she had been so afraid she had had her home swept for bugs. Source
Sienna Miller - The actress formally settled for £100,000 damages and costs, after the paper admitted liability over the hacking of several of her phones. News Group formally apologised at London's High Court for what it called the "harassment and distress" it had caused.
There are many many more people who are involved in this ongoing saga and im sure many many more yet to be involved. This whole event could be strung out into numerous films.
Sources for data and information