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Virginia Madsen joins cast of Mira Nair’s Amelia Earhart biopic

Hillary Swank & Richard GereWashington, April 22: Virginia Madsen has signed on to join Hilary Swank and Richard Gere in Mira Nair’s Amelia Earhart biopic ‘Amelia’.

The film chronicles the rocky relationship between the famed aviator (Swank) and publisher-promoter George Putnam (Gere), whom Earhart eventually married, reports Variety.

Madsen will play Dorothy Binney, Putnam's first wife in the film for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight.

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Hilary Swank set to star in Mira Nair’s ‘Amelia’

Hilary SwankWashington, Feb 8: Hilary Swank has signed on to star as legendary pilot Amelia Earhart in Mira Nair’s biopic ‘Amelia.’

Screenwriter Ron Bass turned in the script just before the writers' strike had begun, reports Variety.

The film is set to cover the early days of Earhart's career, when a society dame called Amy Guest set up a non-stop flight across the Atlantic and sought a female pilot to make the trip to maximise the publicity involved.

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Mira Nair to helm Hilary Swank starrer ‘Amelia’

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Melbourne, Feb 3: Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair has signed on to join Hillary Swank in the mysterious biopic ‘Amelia’.

Swank will portray noted American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in the movie.

The film was earlier to be helmed by Phil Noyce of ‘Catch A Fire’ fame, but he later dropped out.


Hilary Swank refuses to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Hilary SwankWashington, Jan 6: American actress Hilary Swank has refused to celebrate St Valentine's Day – because she believes that every day of the year should be treated like Valentine’s Day.

The actress feels that one should live every day filled with love and romance.

The 33-year-old said that too much importance has been given to the day and that it has become a totally commercialised and overrated event.

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Hilary Swank admits she’s ‘in love’

Washington, Dec 12: Hilary Swank has gone public with her relationship with boyfriend John Campisi, declaring that she’s in “love” with him.

In a recent interview for the January issue of W magazine, the Oscar winning actress admitted that Campisi, her former agent, is a “great guy. ”

"Of course I'm in love. Or I wouldn't be in this relationship for as long as I've been, ” People quoted her, as telling the mag.

“He's a great guy, ” she added.

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Hilary Swank signs on for ‘Fangland’

Washington, Dec 6: Hilary Swank has signed on to star in the big screen adaptation of John Marks' novel "Fangland".

The pic is being made by Das Films and Blumhouse Prods., and will see Swank playing a TV producer who travels to Romania for an interview with a notorious European arms dealer who happens to be a modern-day Dracula.

On board as producers are Sriram Das of Das Films and Jason Blum of Blumhouse as well as the Oscar winning actress, reports Variety.

Tracy Underwood is on as executive producer.

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Hilary Swank chops off her long locks for cancer patients

Washington, Oct 12 : Actress Hilary Swank used her hair for a noble cause by donating her long locks to a cancer patient.

The actress chopped off her locks on the Oprah Winfrey Show as part of hair product giant Pantene's Beautiful Lengths charity campaign.

The purpose of the campaign is to urge men and women to cut and donate their hair for wigs to aid cancer sufferers undergoing chemotherapy.

The ‘Boys Don't Cry’ star therefore took extra care of her tresses to make sure that whoever gets them will feel more than proud.

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Hilary Swank owes her fitness to genes

Washington, Oct 1 : Actress Hilary Swank has revealed that she owes her fit physique to her genes.

Swank, who was present at the yet-to-open Almada restaurant in Mayfair to celebrate her role as the face of beauty house Guerlain's new Insolence fragrance, was in an ultra figure hugging black Dolce & Gabbana dress.

The Oscar winning actress said that despite good genetics, she still enjoys the result of working out.

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