Myriad Pictures has picked up all international rights to GeorgeHickenlooper's Edie Sedgwick drama Factory Girl with Sienna Miller attached to play thelead and Guy Pearce in talks to star as Andy Warhol.
Shooting is expected to being next month in New York andShreveport, Louisiana, with Holly Wiersma and Richard Galub serving asproducers and Louisiana-based Malcolm Petal and Kim Anderson of LiftProductions on board as executive producers with Myriad chief Kirk D'Amico.
Factory Girl charts the rise to superstardom of Sedgwick, the model and AndyWarhol muse who struggled to hold on to her status as the 1960s It girl.
It is understoodthat negotiations are ongoing with Hayden Christensen and Jimmy Fallon andadditional casting is underway.
Myriad is also selling Guy Pearce in Gillian Armstrong's Houdiniproject Death Defying Acts in which he is to co-star with Rachel Weisz.