Apple Lands Audrey Hepburn Biopic; Rooney Mara Starring & Producing – Deadline

Apple has landed another great feature film project, which is an Audrey Hepburn biopic to be directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, with 2x Oscar-nominee Rooney Mara set to perform. Breakfast at TiffanyLegendary actress.

Deadline has learned separately that Mara is also producing the feature film project, which Michael Mitnick, the HBO series EP Vinyl is writing.

The film represents Mara’s third production credit after the documentary. The end of medicine Y The truth about Emmanuel.

Apple Studios is producing. Apple’s directors of worldwide videos, Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, and director of functions, Matt Dentler, continue their momentum in building big-screen rates for the streamer.

Disk He first told the story about Apple developing an Audrey Hepburn movie with Mara as the lead and Guadagnino directing.

Mitnick is represented by Grandview, CAA and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern. His film credits include The current war Y The donor. Mara was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in 2012 for The girl with the dragon tattoo and Best Supporting Actress in 2016 for Carol. Guadagnino was nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture for his direction. Call me by your name in 2018. That movie won an Oscar for screenplay adapted by James Ivory and launched Timothée Chalamet, who also earned a Best Actor nomination, to stardom.

Deadline’s Justin Kroll recently broke the news that Apple is on the home stretch to land the Brad Pitt Formula One race car feature directed by Top Gun: MaverickJoseph Kosinski.

Hepburn was born in Ixelles, Brussels, and grew up in the Netherlands during World War II when the Germans occupied the country. Hepburn used the name Edda van Heemstra, as an English-sounding name was considered more dangerous during the German occupation at the time. She would study ballet with Sonia Gaskell in Amsterdam in 1945. She would later cut her teeth as a showgirl in London’s West End. His first film role was diminutive in the 1952 feature film Monte Carlo Baby. The novelist Colette was at the Hôtel de Paris in Monte Carlo during the production and decided to cast Hepburn for the lead role in the Broadway play. Tooth, a part that earned him high praise. His first starring role was in 1953. Holidays in Rome for which he won an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. That year, she also won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondina. Other feature credits include Sabrina, funny face, charade Y My lovely lady in a career that featured five Oscar nominations and the 1993 AMPAS Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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