10/07 Indie Movie News

By Jordan October 7, 2016

Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall to Star in ‘Professor Marston & The Wonder Women’

Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote have been tapped to star in the indie drama “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women.” 

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has nabbed the worldwide rights to the biopic from Topple Productions and Boxspring Entertainment. The drama is written and directed by Angela Robinson. It began production this week. The true story details the life of William Moulton Marston (Evans), who created Wonder Woman in 1941, and his wife and fellow inventor Elizabeth (Hall). Heathcote stars as Olive Byrne, a former student of Marston’s, with whom the married couple had a polyamorous relationship. The log line adds that Marston was the inventor of the lie detector and that the inspiration behind Wonder Woman was his wife and Byrne. 

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