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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.


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