While He Supports Obama, Don’t Look To Spike Lee For Presidential Biopic

It’s been a much talked-about subject: with Will Smith’s interest in potentially playing our new president Barack Obama, could that lead to something real? If that happened, director Spike Lee seems like someone who’d be interested in telling Obama’s rags-to-riches story.

Not so fast. Lee tells MTV News that he has no interest in an Obama biopic. “Everybody and their mama is doing a documentary on Obama,” he said during an interview for his new Sundance film “The Passing Strange.” Watch his comments firsthand in the video below, and then click here to read more about it.