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Hilary Swank, Tom Wilkinson to star in Holocaust denial drama

Hilary Swank, Tom Wilkinson to star in Holocaust denial drama

Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank will face off with a man accused of Holocaust denial in an adaptation of Deborah Lipstadt's book "History On Trial".

"Denial" dramatises historian Lipstadt and her lawyers' efforts to prove that the events of the Holocaust were real in a legal battle against David Irving, reported Deadline.

British author Irving filed suit against Lipstadt for libel after she described some of his work as Holocaust denial.

Hilary Swank, Tom Wilkinson set to star in Holocaust drama 'Denial'

Hilary Swank and Tom Wilkinson

Washington, Apr. 28 - Hilary Swank and Tom Wilkinson are set to join ' Denial ,' the David Hare-adapted drama based on Deborah E. Lipstadt's book 'History On Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.'

The book recounts Lipstadt's legal battle for historical truth against David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier, Deadline. com reported.

It was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust actually happened and that Irving had manipulated data to make history vanish.

Hilary Swank to be honoured for 'Boys Don't Cry' role

Hilary Swank to be honoured for 'Boys Don't Cry' roleLos Angeles - Actress Hilary Swank is set to be honoured by organisers at Outfest for her role as a transgender man in 1999 film 'Boys Don't Cry'.

The 40-year-old 'Million Dollar Baby' star, who won the first of her two Oscars for her portrayal of Brandon Teena in the drama, will receive the Trailblazer Award at Outfest's Legacy Awards in Los Angeles on November 12, reportedly.

Hilary Swank breaks up with beau John Campisi

Hilary Swank breaks up with beau John CampisiWashington, August 21 : Hilary Swank's representative has confirmed that the actress and her agent John Campisi, who had been dating for the past 5 years, have now officially ended their relationship, after splitting in May.

Hilary Swank to star in Richard Curtis’ new film about malaria

Hilary Swank to star in Richard Curtis’ new film about malariaLondon, May 19 : Oscar winner Hilary Swank has been cast in Richard Curtis' "entertaining" new film `Martha and Mary', which is about malaria.

Curtis, who wrote `Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill' told the Telegraph that he hopes the film will make cinema-goers laugh as well as cry.

He has also cast Brenda Blethyn, the twice Oscar-nominated star of `Secrets and Lies' in the film.

Hilary Swank asked which charities benefited from ‘Kadyrov birthday party’ fee

Hilary Swank asked which charities benefited from ‘Kadyrov birthday party’ feeLondon, Feb 18 : Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank has been asked to reveal which charities were the beneficiaries of her fee from attending the birthday party of Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov.

Swank was heavily criticised by groups including Human Rights Watch for going to the lavish multi-million pound concert in Grozny in October, where she wished Kadyrov “Happy birthday” from the stage.

Swank's fish to undergo fitness course

Swank's fish to undergo fitness courseLondon, Dec 9 - Actress Hilary Swank is excited about taking her fish for an underwater agility course for their fitness.

The Oscar winner admits she loves giving her pets presents, and that her two parrot fish and Japanese fighting fish get presents during Christmas, reports dailystar. co. uk.

After hearing that the actress was looking for an agility course for her fish, her friend Ellen DeGeneres tracked one down and gifted it to Swank when she appeared on her talk show.

Swank regrets attending Chechen Republic President's party

Swank regrets attending Chechen Republic President's partyLondon, Oct 14 - Actress Hilary Swank regrets attending the birthday celebrations of Chechen Republic's President Ramzan Kadyrov, insisting she did not have a "full understanding" of the event.

The 37-year-old was amongst the few guests who attended the bash happened in the country's capital Grozny last week. However, her participation infuriated human rights activists, who accused Kadyrov of brutality and torture against his own people.

Hilary Swank adopts dog

Hilary Swank adopts dogLos Angeles, Sep 6 : Actress Hilary Swank has adopted a pet dog from an animal shelter.

The Oscar winner took her boyfriend John Campisi's eight-year-old son Sam to the East Valley Animal Shelter and chose the dog, reports dailystar. co. uk.

Later, Swank was pictured smiling with joy as she stroked the dog and walked off clutching its leash.(IANS)

Secret behind Swank's svelte frame

Secret behind Swank's svelte frameLondon, Aug 27 : At 37, actress Hilary Swank can easily flaunt a bikini, and she has her fitness regime to thank for it.

The actress was pictured on the Hawaiian island of Kauai wearing a skimpy black two-piece with her long-time agent and boyfriend John Campisi, dailymail. co. uk reported.

Hilary Swank to star in 'Shrapnel'

Hilary Swank to star in 'Shrapnel'London, July 22 - Actress Hilary Swank has signed up to produce and star in the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel trilogy "Shrapnel".

"I am a fan of the work that Radical Pictures are doing in the comic and action arena. 'Shrapnel' and specifically the character of Sam offer me the opportunity to dive into an exciting character with many layers and depth that are rarely found in this genre," contactmusic. com quoted Swank as saying.

No thrills, no chills in 'The Resident'

Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean MorganFilm: "The Resident"; Director: Antti Jokinen; Actors: Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Lee Pace; Rating: **

Swank films documentary for cancer prevention

London, May 21 : Actress Hilary Swank has filmed a documentary titled "Choose you" with the American Cancer Society that will shed light on the dangers of cancer and steps taken to prevent the disease.

"We looked at so many wonderful women and their stories. They are just extraordinary. And we follow them around and we talk about the things you can do (to prevent cancer)," Swank said on US morning show "Today".

Hilary Swank loves sale shopping

London, Jan 5 - Oscar-award winning actress Hilary Swank loves shopping in sales.

The 36-year-old admits her background growing up in a trailer park has made a different to the way she thinks and she never lets a sale pass her by because she understands the value of money, reports femalefirst. co. uk.

Hilary Swank to launch own fashion line

hilary-swankLondon, Dec 26 : Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is set to foray into the fashion world with her own line, which will be athletic in nature.

She has teamed up with DMA Designers Management Agency to develop a concept for an athletic apparel range, reports femalefirst. co. uk.

DMA co-founder Marc Beckman says Swank originally wanted to launch a t-shirt line that "provided motivation and inspiration". But due to her background as a gymnast, she wanted it to have a more sporty feel.

Hilary Swank to design ''athleisure'' apparel

Hilary Swank to design ''athleisure'' apparelNew York, Dec 25: Actress Hilary Swank is all set to launch her own clothing line.

Swank is the latest celeb to step into the design ring, according to Women''s Wear Daily.

The Academy-Award winner will be working with the DMA Designers Management Agency on a clothing line with `an athletic bent,' reports the New York Daily News.

The look of the apparel is expected to be "Athleisure", according to branding experts. (ANI)

Hilary Swank attracted to underdog roles

Hilary Swank attracted to underdog rolesLondon, Dec 19 - Hollywood actress Hilary Swank loves to play underdogs who face difficulties in ther lives.

The 36-year-old actress who won Academy Awards for her role as a transgendered teenager in "Boys Don't Cry" and a troubled female boxer in "Million Dollar Baby" is attracted to characters experiencing hardship who have an unusual story, reports contactmusic. com.

Hilary Swank in awe of Clint Eastwood

Hilary Swank in awe of Clint EastwoodLondon, Nov 1 - Actress Hilary Swank has revealed that she fell off her chair in shock when she was offered a role in Clint Eastwood's film "Million Dollar Baby".

The 36-year-old star -- who won an Oscar for her portrayal of struggling boxer Maggie in the 2004 film -- revealed she has always been inspired by the legendary director and so it came as a shock when he sought her out to play the role.

Hilary Swank has no plans to tie the knot again

Hilary SwankLondon, Aug 18 : Hilary Swank has made it clear that she has no plans to marry her boyfriend of four years because she''s reluctant to walk down the aisle again.

The ‘Million Dollar Baby’ star was married to actor Chad Lowe for nine years before their divorce in 2006.

And she began dating her agent, John Campisi, in the wake of her marriage breakdown.

Hillary Swank had lonely childhood

Hillary Swank had lonely childhoodLondon, April 9 - Hollywood actress Hillary Swank has admitted she was a lonely child and her friends were forbidden from playing with her at school.

"I grew up feeling like an outsider because we had no money, so I understood 'classism' at a young age. A lot of parents didn't want their kids playing with me, even though the kids didn't care," said Swank.

Hilary Swank believes in miracles

Hilary-SwankLondon, Jan 2 : Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank says that she believes in miracles, especially after looking back at the success she has had in Hollywood.

"I would say I believe in miracles, especially after seeing where I have come from and where I am today," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Swank as.

"A lot of young women and some men had come up to me and said 'You are a reminder to us to not give up our dreams'," she added.

Hilary Swank roped in for ‘Betty Anne Waters’

Washington, October 1 : Actress Hilary Swank is set to star in ‘Betty Anne Waters’ drama, which will be directed by Tony Goldwyn.

Based on a true story, the ‘Million Dollar Baby’ star shall play the title role as a single mother who though is a high school dropout, but works her way to college and law school – to free her innocent brother convicted for murder.

Hilary Swank bringing bestseller ‘French Women Don''t Get Fat’ to screen

Melbourne, Aug 15 : Oscar winner Hilary Swank has picked up the rights for a film version of the best-selling book ‘French Women Don''t Get Fat’, according to reports.

Swank, an Academy Award winner for ‘Boys Don''t Cry’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’ could star in a screen adaptation of Mireille Guiliano''s hit 2004 lifestyle tome, Daily Variety reported.

Hilary Swank launches shingle 2S Films

Washington, June 4 : Hilary Swank has collaborated with producer Molly Smith to launch the shingle 2S Films and inked a two-year first-look pact with Warner Bros.-based Alcon Entertainment.

Banner is putting together its debut slate, which includes two projects, based on novels that are potential starring vehicles for Swank, reports Variety.

The first film is ‘You're Not You,’ based on Michelle Wildgen's first novel, revolves around a woman suffering from a terminal illness and an aimless young woman who enters her life as a caregiver.

Ewan McGregor to fly high with Hilary Swank

Los Angeles - Ewan McGregor to fly high with Hilary SwankScottish actor Ewan McGregor has signed on to co- star opposite Hilary Swank in the Amelia Earhart biopic Amelia Variety reported Tuesday.

The couple will be joined by Richard Gere and Virginia Madsen in the movie about the legendary female flier, which will be directed by Mira Nair.

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