Ewan McGregor Joins “Amelia” Biopic Cast Line-Up

Los Angeles, CA (CNS) – Ewan McGregor is set to co-star in a new Amelia Earhart biopic for Fox Searchlight. The 37-year-old actor will be joining Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, and Virginia Madsen in “Amelia.”The story which focuses on the legendary aviation pioneer’s, played by Swank, rise to fame, marriage to George Putnamn, played by Gere, and her affair with Gene Vidal, potrayed by McGregor.McGregor has long been asked by the filmmakers to join the cast but scheduling conflicts with his film “I Love You, Philip Morris” have gotten in the way. He is about to wrap up the film with comedian Jim Carey and will begin to work on the “Angels and Demons” film in June.He will squeeze in “Amelia” in between his hectic schedule.The film will begin shooting in Toronto.Source: www.allheadlinenews.com