Rooney Mara To Play Mary Magdalene?

Rooney Mara (“Carol”) is in discussion to play Mary Magdalene in Garth Davis’ biopic of the Biblical figure at See-Saw Films and Universal Pictures Intl. Productions.

Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett penned the script described as an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most misunderstood spiritual figures in history.

Iain Canning and Emile Sherman will produce and shooting begins next Summer.

Source: Variety