Minka Kelly as Jackie O: How Does She Stack Up?

Minka Kelly Plays Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Minka Kelly and Katie Holmes
Pacific Coast News; Splash News Online

updated 08/15/2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

originally published 08/15/2012 05:20PM

Playing the role of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is no easy task – and an impressive list of actresses have portrayed the former First Lady onscreen, including Katie Holmes in The Kennedys last year. And now a new star can add Jackie O. to her resume: Minka Kelly.

The Friday Night Lights actress, 32, is set to appear as Onassis in The Butler, which premieres in 2013 and stars James Marsden as John F. Kennedy.

Kelly was recently snapped in full Jackie O garb with Marsden on the film's New Orleans set, which recalls a similar picture of Holmes in costume last year.

Do you think Kelly has what it takes to play the beloved Jackie O? Or did Holmes look better as the wife of the 35th President of the United States?



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