Manner again in March, we reported that Margot Robbie had come aboard to play controversial determine skater Tonya Harding within the upcoming biopic I, Tonya. However we have not heard a lot else concerning the venture since then. At this time, now we have phrase that manufacturing is already beneath means, with the primary set pictures surfacing, which present Margot Robbie’s transformation into Tonya Harding, as she bears a putting resemblance to the skater. The actress was seen sporting a 1990s look, carrying a sweater and high-waisted retro denims.
TMZ debuted these pictures, though it wasn’t specified the place precisely filming is going down on this upcoming biopic. I, Tonya peels again the layers of Tonya Harding’s sensationalized involvement within the 1994 assault on rival determine skater Nancy Kerrigan, exposing the absurd, tragic and hilarious story-behind-the-story of one of the vital notorious scandals within the historical past of Olympic Video games determine skating. Other than Margot Robbie, the manufacturing has put collectively a proficient supporting forged as nicely.
Sebastian Stan has come aboard to play Jeff Gilooly, Tonya Harding’s ex-husband, with Allison Janney portraying Tonya Harding’s mom LaVonna Golden and Paul Walter Hauser enjoying Shawn Eckhardt, Tonya Harding’s bodyguard. Jeff Gillooly and Shawn Eckhardt employed hitman Shane Stant to interrupt Nancy Kerrigan’s proper leg, so she wouldn’t have the ability to compete on the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. The assault didn’t go as deliberate, although, and Nancy Kerrigan solely suffered a bruise, and recuperated in time for the Olympic video games. Nancy Kerrigan received the silver medal on the Olympics, whereas Tonya Harding completed in eighth place.
Final month Miramax acquired US distribution rights to I, Tonya, the unbelievable true life story of controversial determine skater Tonya Harding with Margot Robbie starring as Harding and Craig Gillespie directing. The edgy comedy will likely be produced by Bryan Unkeless for Clubhouse Footage, Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley for LuckyChap Leisure and Steven Rogers, who additionally wrote the screenplay. Len Blavatnik and Aviv Giladi will government produce for AI Movie, which is financing the venture. Rosanne Korenberg will oversee the venture for Miramax.
Miramax has but to set a launch date for I, Tonya right now, however relying how lengthy manufacturing is scheduled for, the studio might presumably get an Oscar-qualifying run in for I, Tonya by this December, nevertheless it’s too early to inform at this level. It is also price noting that the Winter Olympics will return in 2018, with PyeongChang, South Korea internet hosting the video games. It is attainable that this biopic may very well be time to coincide with the Olympic Video games, however that launch plan has not but been confirmed. Check out the primary set pictures from I, Tonya under.
Margot Robbie Appears to be like Precisely Like Tonya Harding (PHOTO GALLERY) https://t.co/kOo4b6tVfO
— TMZ (@TMZ) January 16, 2017
[NEW] Margot Robbie on set of her upcoming movie “I, Tonya” in the present day! She seems unrecognizable 😱 pic.twitter.com/Mh7cANzauI
— better of margot (@bestofmargot) January 16, 2017