Lily Rabe to Play Mary Pickford in Poverty Row Entertainment Biopic Movie

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Lily Rabe will play Mary Pickford in a biopic movie based on Eileen Whitfield’s book "Mary Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood", according to Deadline.com. Scheduled to begin shooting in early 2013, the film will boast a scrip written by Josh Fagin.

“Julie and I noticed an intriguing quality in Lily when watching her perform on stage – something that felt so authentic and pitch-perfect,” Poverty Row Entertainment producer Jennifer DeLia told Deadline. “And like Lily, Mary Pickford’s inner-fabric was made up in big part by her experiences with live performance in the theatre."

Lily Rabe has numerous Broadway, television and film credits, and has also appeared in several productions at Shakespeare in the Park and for The Public.

Read the Deadline article here

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