“Ozark,” “The Americans” and “Maniac” actress Julia Garner has signed on for the lead role in “Casting Jonbenet” filmmaker Kitty Green’s untitled feature about disgraced producer/mogul Harvey Weinstein.
The story follows a young assistant to Weinstein (Green) over the course of one, action-packed day. The filmmaker has conducted numerous interviews and spent more than a year researching public documents and records regarding the project.
The project marks the first time that Green is working in the world of a narrative feature film. No word as yet regarding whom might be playing Weinstein himself.
Multiple documentaries and narrative features about Weinstein are in the works with Brad Pitt and Brian De Palma attached to their own respective projects.