Mayor Bloomberg Makes Movie Debut in Matt Damon's 'The Adjustment Bureau'
By DNAinfo Staff on March 9, 2011 10:57am
By Jill Colvin
MANHATTAN — Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made his official movie debut alongside Matt Damon in "The Adjustment Bureau."
The mayor appears about 37 minutes into the movie, which stars Damon as a politician running for the New York State Senate who falls in love with a ballerina played by Emily Blunt, despite forces trying to keep apart.
"For about 9.2 seconds, you may just spot a ruggedly handsome guy playing the mayor of New York," Bloomberg told a group of school kids at a gallery opening in Midtown Monday night.
He joked he’d spent many years in office practicing the role.
In addition to Hizzoner, the movie also features cameos by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, James Carville and Mary Matalin, according to mediabisto.com’s FishbowlDC.
While he's made numerous appearance on TV, this is the mayor’s first time in a major theatrical release, spokesman Jason Post confirmed.