“If I was in a room with Michelle Obama, and I thought she was right for a part, I wouldn’t hesitate to ask her,” he told the host.
The asking is the easy part, no?
Back in 2009, the quirky director announced that if he could cast any real-life personality in one of his films, it would be Carla Bruni. Shortly thereafter, he had dinner with the first lady of France and her husband, Nicholas Sarkozy, and Bruni found herself with a role in Midnight in Paris.
We have a feeling getting Michelle Obama to agree might require a little more effort.