Release Date: 2009-10-23
Distributors: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Directors: Mira Nair
Film Genre(s): Biopic (Biography)
SYNOPSISWritten by Ron Bass, Swank will play Earhart in the formative stages of her career. George Putnam (Gere), a publisher and publicist, was engaged by society denizen Amy Guest to set up a daring nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. When Guest was talked out of trying to become the first woman to make the trip, she dispatched Putnam to find a female pilot, and to turn the flight into a media event. McGregor plays Gene Vidal, who has a passionate affair with Earhart.
- Variety reports that Ewan McGregor has joined the project which is being produced by Ted Waitt, Lydia Dean Pilcher and Kevin Hyman, is shooting in Toronto. Don Carmody, Bass and Swank executive produce. - 2008-05-27
- Variety reports that Christopher Eccleston has joined the project. - 2008-06-12