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Hudson Playing Painter Margaret Keane

Kate Hudson will star in the indie feature ''Big Eyes'' as the 1950s artist who filed a lawsuit against her husband when he claimed credit for all her works

KATE HUDSON The actress will star in ''Big Eyes'' for first-time directors Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
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KATE HUDSON The actress will star in ''Big Eyes'' for first-time directors Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

(FROM VARIETY) – Kate Hudson is starring in Big Eyes, an indie feature about painter Margaret Keane, whose paintings of big-eyed children became a mass market success in the 1950s. The story will focus on Keane's involvement in the feminist movement and how it led to a lawsuit against her husband, who claimed credit for all of her works. Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski will make their directorial debut on the movie, helming from their own script. Filming is scheduled to start in June. Hudson will be in theaters this weekend, starring opposite Matthew McConaughey in the Andy Tennant-directed Fool's Gold. She next stars in the Gary Winick-directed comedy Bride Wars. (Variety)

Originally posted Feb 06, 2008
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