Laura Linney (The Savages) has signed on to star in Focus Features’ Hyde Park on the Hudson.

Linney has landed the role of Daisy and will star opposite Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), who was cast as Franklin Delano Roosevelt in March.

Hyde Part on the Hudson follows the taboo love affair between FDR (Murray) and his distant cousin (Linney). The setting is June 1939 in upstate New York, when the British King and Queen come to visit FDR at his cottage.

Roger Michell (Morning Glory) will direct from a screenplay penned by Richard Nelson.

Source: Deadline