January 26, 2016


‘Girls’ Star Zosia Mamet Cast as Patti Smith in New Biopic

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Zosia Mamet, best known as Shoshanna on the HBO hit Girls, has signed on to portray Patti Smith in a forthcoming about her collaborator and one-time romantic partner, Robert Mapplethorpe.

According to Deadline, Mapplethorpe is being directed by Ondi Timoner (Dig!), and will star Matt Smith as the titular character. Smith is also a TV vet, having played Doctor Who in the BBC series of the same name.

Timoner is producing the project with Eliza Dushku and Sirad Balducci. A summer start to production is expected.