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Kate Hudson Becoming 'Big Eyes' Painter

February 6, 2008 (6:35 am) GMT
The star of 'Fool's Gold' has been set to star as Margaret Keane, the famous 1950s' painter known for her characteristic big-eyed children, in indie film 'Big Eyes'.

The daughter of acclaimed actress , , is going to appear in an independent film "". According to Variety, the "" star has been set to portray the lead character Margaret Keane, the 1950s' successful painter who is known for her distinctive artworks featuring big-eyed children.

The drama film directed by first-time helmers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski follows Keane as she experienced a personal awakening that led to divorce battle between her and her husband who claimed the artworks as his. The movie was scheduled to begin shooting in June, but the certainty of the production is depended on the resolution of a new SAG contract.

Hudson's shot to stardom came with the role of Penny Lane in Cameron Crowe-directed drama comedy "Almost Famous". For her portrayal as the groupies leader, she was nominated for Academy Award's Best Supporting Actress as well as nailed down Golden Globe's Best Supporting Actress. She was known also for her appearances in various films, such as "", "" and "". She recently can be seen in "" alongside her "10 Days" co-star .

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