Apple Studio will produce a new Audrey Hepburn biopic, starring Rooney Mara, who will also be producer.
The feature film will be directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, best know for his film Call me by Your Name in 2018. The screenplay will be written by Michael Mitnick, who has collaborated with Guadagnino previously.
Rooney Mara, who will be playing Audrey Hepburn in the new biopic, is an American actress. Born on April 17, 1985, she began her career acting in television and independent films, and gained greater recognition for a supporting role in David Fincher's biographical drama The Social Network (2010).
Mara had a career breakthrough when she starred as Lisbeth Salander in Fincher's thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her career progressed with leading roles in the thriller Side Effects (2013), the science fiction romance Her (2013), and the romantic drama Carol (2015); all three were critical and commercial successes. For the latter, she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has since appeared in the biographical drama Lion (2016), the supernatural drama A Ghost Story (2017), and portrayed Mary Magdalene in the biblical drama Mary Magdalene (2018).
Audrey Hepburn, after starring in Roman Holiday(1953) as Princess Ann, has never left our consciousness. We love her as actress, adore her as style icon and admire her as humanitarian. Although she passed away in 1993 due to colon cancer, almost 30 years ago, she is remembered everyday in oneway or another in each corner of the world, Will Rooney Mara be able to evoke the unique elegance of Audrey Hepburn?