Cynthia Nixon To Play Emily Dickinson

Former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon is attached to play reclusive poet Emily Dickinson in “A Quiet Passion”, a new biopic about her from British director Terence Davies (“Of Time and the City”) says The Hollywood Reporter.

The film follows Dickinson’s life from precocious schoolgirl to tortured recluse who saw only seven of her 1,000+ poems published in her lifetime.

After her death though, Dickinson was recognized as one of the greatest American poets of all time. Sol Papadopoulos and Roy Boulter will produce the project.