American actress elisabeth moss (38, "the handmaid’s tale") will play former congresswoman katie hill in a film adaptation of hill’s memoir.
"I am so honored to be portrayed by the iconic elisabeth moss," hill wrote on twitter, linking to a report from the u.S. Film tabloid variety about the planned biopic. The streaming project by the production company blumhouse TV is based on the memoirs "she will rise: becoming a warrior in the battle for true equality" by the democratic politician published in august.
Hill (33) announced her resignation last october following the revelation of an affair with a campaign staffer. A conservative website had reported on the affair of the deputy from california and published text messages and intimate photos. Hill, who was considered a promising young congresswoman, is known as a vocal critic of U.S. President donald trump.
She wrote the book with the intention of portraying her side of the story and thus confronting those who had exploited and distorted her history. She also wants to shine a light on strong, courageous women who gave her strength, hill said, according to variety.
Emmy award winner moss was last in german cinemas with the science fiction horror film "the invisible one.