Rooney Mara Will Star As Audrey Hepburn In Upcoming Biopic

Rooney Mara, best known for her roles in "Her", "Mary Magdalene" and "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot", will portray the legendary Audrey Hepburn in a biographical film directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino.

Luca Guadagnino was Oscar-nominated for "Call Me by Your Name". As for Rooney, she will not only act but will also serve as one of the producers. The Audrey Hepburn biopic will be written by Michael Mitnick.

Details of the film's action have not been released.

Rooney Mara To Portray An Iconic Beauty

Audrey Hepburn is one of Hollywood's legends, acclaimed for her performances in films such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "My Fair Lady", "Wait Until Dark", "Charade" and "Sabrina". She was also considered one of the most beautiful actresses of all time.

Hepburn died of cancer in 1993 at age 63. In the years after her death, Hepburn achieved EGOT status (winning Emmy, Oscar, Tony, and Grammy) becoming the first person to earn the title posthumously.
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During her four-decade brilliant acting career, she has also been concerned about humanitarian causes, working with UNICEF to help children in Africa, South America, and Asia. In 1992, a year before her death, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

As for the 36 years-old Rooney Mara, she has twice been nominated for an Oscar for her lead roles in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" (2011) and "Carol" (2015). Most recently, she starred in Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley with Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, and Willem Dafoe.
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Her upcoming projects include "Women Talking", a drama directed by Sarah Polley, starring Frances McDormand, Ben Whishaw, Claire Foy, and Jessie Buckley.

Guadagnino recently finished production for the romantic horror film "Bones and All," starring Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet. The filmmaker is the co-creator and director of the miniseries "We Are Who We Are" (2021, HBO).

In addition to "The Giver", Mitnick is best known for his screenplays for "The Current War", "The Staggering Girl" and the "Vinyl" (HBO) miniseries.

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