Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan have been set to star as the New York Times reporters that investigated and uncovered Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations in the movie ‘She Said’.
The film will revolve around Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, the authors of the book “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement”. The story will focus on their work to uncover the widespread sexual harassment and assault allegations over several decades against Weinstein, The Weinstein Company co-chairman who was eventually sentenced to 23 years in prison.
Unorthodox helmer Maria Schrader will direct from a script by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Megan Ellison will executive produce for Annapurna with Sue Naegle. Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will produce for Plan B.
Mulligan was recently seen in ‘Promising Young Woman’ which won an Oscar and Bafta for Best Screenplay and an additional Bafta for Outstanding British Film. She is also set to star in Johan Renck’s ‘Spaceman’ and Bradley Cooper’s ‘Maestro.’
Kazan is best known for her roles in ‘The Plot Against America,’ the Coen brothers ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ and ‘The Big Sick.’