Lizzie (2017 film)

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Directed by Craig William Macneill
Produced by
Written by Bryce Kass
Music by Jeff Russo
Cinematography Noah Greenberg
Edited by Abbi Jutkowitz
Country United States
Language English

Lizzie is an upcoming American biographical thriller film directed by Craig William Macneill and written by Bryce Kass. The film is based on the true story of Lizzie Borden, who was accused and acquitted of the ax-murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1892. The film stars Chloë Sevigny, Kristen Stewart, Jay Huguley, Fiona Shaw, Jamey Sheridan, Kim Dickens, Denis O'Hare, and Jeff Perry.


The true story about the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden (Chloë Sevigny), who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1892.[1][2]



On October 28, 2015, it was announced that Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart had been cast in an as yet untitled film about Lizzie Borden, with Pieter Van Hees to direct from a script by Bryce Kass.[3][1] Sevigny was cast to play Borden, with Stewart playing her live-in maid Bridget Sullivan, the film's producer would be Naomi Despres, with Playtone executive producing.[3] On May 12, 2016, Craig William Macneill came on board to direct the film.[4]

On November 10, 2016, Jay Huguley was cast in the film to play William Henry Moody, the prosecuting attorney in the case.[1] Elizabeth Destro was also producing the film through Destro Films, along with Despres through Artina Films, and Sevigny with Josh Bachove co-producing, and the film would be financed by Elizabeth Stillwell and Roxanne Anderson through Powder Hound Pictures and Ingenious Media.[2] Fiona Shaw, Jamey Sheridan, Kim Dickens, Denis O'Hare, and Jeff Perry were also cast in the film.[2]

Principal photography on the film began on November 14, 2016, in Savannah, Georgia, and it wrapped on December 16, 2016.[2][5][6]

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  1. ^ a b c d N'Duka, Amanda (November 10, 2016). "Jay Huguley Joins 'Untitled Lizzie Borden Project'". Deadline. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Alexander, Chris (December 16, 2016). "Sevigny, Stewart and Dickens Wrap on Gothic Shocker Lizzie". Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Khatchatourian, Maane (October 28, 2015). "Kristen Stewart, Chloe Sevigny to Star in Lizzie Borden Movie". Variety. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ Ford, Rebecca (May 12, 2016). "Cannes: 'Lizzie Borden' With Kristen Stewart, Chloe Sevigny Lands Director (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  5. ^ Nussbaum, Katie (November 14, 2016). "Lizzie Borden biopic starring Chloe Sevigny, Kristen Stewart filming in Savannah". Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  6. ^ Romano, Nick (December 16, 2016). "See Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny in the New Lizzie Borden Movie". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 

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