Betty Gilpin To Play Anna Nicole Smith In Hurricana

Between Pam & Tommy and now this, it is turning into one thing of a development for tales about ’90s icons whose lives had been impacted by the darker sides of fame. We might anticipate Hurricana, which follows the tragic true story of Anna Nicole Smith to tread a bit extra fastidiously than the Hulu/Star collection. The primary items of casting are in progress, with Betty Gilpin to play Smith and Holly Hunter in talks to be her therapist.

Smith first gained recognition in Playboy journal and went on to mannequin for Guess, H&M, Heatherette amongst others, whereas additionally working in movie and TV. In 1994, her extremely publicized second marriage to 89-year-old billionaire J. Howard Marshall resulted in hypothesis that she married him for his cash, which she denies. Following Marshall’s loss of life in 1995, Smith started a prolonged authorized battle over a share of his property. She died in 2007 in a Hollywood, Florida, resort room on account of an unintentional overdose of pharmaceuticals. She was 39.

In keeping with Deadline, the film will chart how in an try to save lots of Smith’s (Gilpin) life, her devoted therapist, Khristine (Hunter), embarks on a 36-hour odyssey wherein she unknowingly delivers the deadly blow. The movie will reportedly chart the “immense hurricane-like drive that was Anna Nicole Smith, and the fateful string of occasions that led Anna to destroy the whole lot in her path, together with herself and people closest to her.”

Killing Eve director Francesca Gregorini is behind the digital camera for this one, working from a script by Rebecca and Matt Sarnoff.

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