Renee Zellweger to play Judy Garland
Renee Zellweger is unrecognisable as Judy Garland in first pictures from the upcoming "Judy" biopic. Rufus Sewell has been cast as Garland’s ex-husband Sidney Luft, while Rupert Goold is set to direct. "Judy" is a joint production between Pathé, BBC Films and Ingenious Media.
The film will detail how the American performer arrived in London in 1968 - the year before her death of an accidental overdose, aged 47 - to perform a series of sold-out shows. The movie will recount Garland's performances, with some of her best-known numbers, including “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” A release date is yet to be announced.