Gillian Anderson to produce and star in Martha Gellhorn biopic

July 2nd, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, July 2 (ANI): Gillian Anderson will soon be able to fulfil her dream of making and starring in a movie about legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn.

The X-Files star has finally been able to secure funding for the movie, based on the biography Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life, and will now produce a movie about Ernest Hemingway’s ex-wife, who died in 1998.

A source tells British newspaper the Daily Express that the actress is extremely excited about making a movie on Gellhorn, reports Contactmusic.

“Gillian has been desperate to play this role. We were beginning to wonder whether it would ever happen. Gillian has rarely been so excited about a part,” said the source.

The movie will reportedly begin production next year (09).

First however, Anderson will be busy with another production she is set to give birth to her third child with husband Mark Griffiths. (ANI)

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