Rooney Mara will take on the role of the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn which will see Luca Guadagnino direct.
Plot details are currently being kept under wraps. Mara will also produce the film which is in development at Apple. Michael Mitnick is penning the script.
Hepburn’s career spanned the course of four decades having starred in classics such as ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s,’ ‘My Fair Lady,’ ‘Wait Until Dark,’ ‘Charade’ and ‘Sabrina.’ Her performances across her career earned her numerous awards that include Emmy’s, Oscar’s, Tony’s and Grammy’s, the last of which she received posthumously.
Mara can next be seen in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ alongside Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette and Willem Dafoe. Her upcoming projects include ‘Women Talking,’ a drama centring on eight Mennonite women, which also stars Frances McDormand, Ben Whishaw, Claire Foy and Jessie Buckley.
Guadagnino recently finished up production on his upcoming romantic horror film ‘Bones and All,’ starring Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet.