STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Millicent Simmonds, Rachel Brosnahan to lead 'Helen & Teacher'

Set during the early 1900s, the movie will follow Keller's tumultuous time at Radcliffe College of Harvard University as her worldview rapidly expands.

Published: 15th October 2021 06:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2021 06:13 PM   |  A+A-

Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan (Photo | AP)

By PTI

LOS ANGELES: Titled 'Helen & Teacher', the period biographical drama will be directed by Wash Westmoreland of 'Still Alice' fame, as per The Hollywood Reporter.

Simmonds, who will portray Helen Keller in the film, is in fact a distant cousin of the activist.

Brosnahan will star as Anne Sullivan, Keller's committed yet controlling translator and companion.

Set during the early 1900s, the movie will follow Keller's tumultuous time at Radcliffe College of Harvard University when her rapidly expanding worldview and sexual awakening brings her into direct conflict with the more conservative Sullivan.

When Ms. Sullivan is courted by the young and brilliant publisher, John Macy, tensions escalate between the two women threatening the bonds of their friendship.

'Helen & Teacher' has a screenplay by Laetitia Mikles and Westmoreland. It was written in consultation with a team at Helen Keller National Center for Youth and Adults.

A Killer Films and Sugar23 production, the film will be produced by Sukee Chew and Pamela Koffler. Victor Paul Wajnberg and Russ Posternak will serve as executive producers.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

edexworks
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp