Sacré bleu. Hell hath no fury like an “Emily in Paris” fan scorned.
Lily Collins fans have been angered after it was introduced that Rooney Mara was casted as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming Apple Studios biopic – with many arguing that the star of the Netflix collection could be higher fitted to the function.
Lily Collins fans have been angered after it was introduced that Rooney Mara was casted as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming Apple Studios biopic – with many arguing that the star of the Netflix collection could be higher fitted to the function. Deadline reported that the bombshell project first dropped on Thursday evening.
Along with portraying the “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” actress, Mara, 36, may even function a producer on the yet-to-be named flick. Meanwhile, the movie will probably be is slated to be directed by “Call Me By Your Name” director Luca Guadagnino whereas Michael Mitnick, the EP of HBO collection “Vinyl,” will probably be sitting in the author’s chair.
And whereas plot particulars have but to be revealed, the “Emily In Paris” Twitterati have been none too happy with the casting resolution.
“lily collins this was supposed to be YOUUUU,” lamented one crestfallen fan.
“Lily Collins did everything except produce a biopic starring her as Audrey Hepburn,” fumed another. “I know she mad Rooney Mara beat her to the punch.”
They additionally shared pics of Collins, 32, completely recreating iconic scenes from the display screen legend’s numerous movies..
However, some critics argued that Rooney, who was nominated for a finest actress Oscar for her work in Carol (2015), was higher geared up to painting Hollywood’s legendary main woman.
“Rooney is the better actress,” argued one. “I love Lily and she can carry Emily in Paris, but can you imagine her carrying Carol? i can’t.”
Indeed, many questioned if Collins’ function in the divisive dramedy “Emily In Paris” had torpedoed the former model’s possibilities of touchdown extra severe roles
However, one Collins die-hard argued if Kristen Stewart may pull of taking part in Princess Diana in “Spencer,” then Collins may comply with swimsuit with Hepburn if given the possibility.
Born in Belgium in 1929, Hepburn was well-known for starring in hit movies of the Fifties and 60s, together with “Sabrina,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “My Fair Lady” and “Wait Until Dark.”
The star was nominated for an Academy Award for finest actress 5 instances throughout her career, successful in 1953 for her function in “Roman Holiday.”
Not only a movie icon, Hepburn was additionally a tireless advocate for kids’s rights, turning into UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador in 1989, and receiving AMPAS’ Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1993. She died of most cancers in 1993 on the age of 63.