December 23rd, 2010
02:19 PM ET
He has no problem giving orders to A-list actors, but director Steven Spielberg has no plans to give guidance to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
Despite a recent Washington Post story claiming that Pelosi sought out marketing experts as well as the filmmaker to help "rebrand" the image of Democrats in Congress, Spielberg has no intention of leaving his life behind the lens.
“I can say as a long-time spokesman for Steven that he has made it his career to direct actors, not political figures,” Spielberg's rep tells Deadline.com.
Update, 12/23 5:39 p.m.: A rep for Pelosi denies the story as well. "Speaker Pelosi is a great admirer of Steven Spielberg and loves his movies," the rep said in a statement. "Any thoughts that they are in consultation is not so."
Sixty-four-year-old Spielberg has, however, gotten involved in Democratic affairs before. He backed Hillary Clinton's run for president and raised funds for President Barack Obama.
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