In film, Alvin Greene wants Denzel to portray him

MANNING, SC (WBTV) - A surprise candidate for US Senate from South Carolina – who suggested action figures of him could help the economy – has been now profiled by the New York Times.

In an article that ran on Sunday, Alvin Greene, an unknown who mysteriously won the Democratic nomination for Senate, said that there has been interest in his story as a movie.

Greene told the New York Times that "he has received calls from all over the world, including from a publishing agent in New York and a screenwriter in California."

Greene, who is also battling a obscenity charge that was filed before his election, went on to say that if a movie is made, "he wants to be portrayed by Denzel Washington."

Greene was cleared on Friday by an SC ethics commission – with the group saying that he did nothing wrong in his election that stumped many and had some claim that it was a conspiracy.

It's unclear when Greene's trial for the obscenity charge will be held. He was charged with showing a USC college student pornography on a computer and the trial had been set for July 12, but it now has been pushed back "indefinitely."

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