Franco's stach, Penn's method, Hirsh's hair, and Gus Van Sant's direction. This one looks like it could be a winner.
After moving to San Francisco, the middle-aged New Yorker, Harvey Milk, became a gay rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, making him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the USA.
Watch the Milk trailer below.