Dragon Tattoo star to feature in lesbian love story
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star, Rooney Mara has joined the cast of Todd Hayne’s big screen adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt.
Rooney will be replacing Mia Wasikowska and will star alongside Cate Blanchett in the 1950s lesbian love story.
In a statement released to media, Haynes, said: "We're over the moon to have Rooney on board, I've been a tremendous admirer of her work from the beginning, so the thought of bringing her together with Cate on screen is thrilling, to say the least."
Elizabeth Karlsen of Number 9 productions added: "It's a testament to Todd Haynes as a director and the quality of the script that we have managed to attract this exciting calibre of actor."
The film will mark Haynes first effort since directing Blanchett and the late Heath Ledger in I'm Not There.