Lifetime has released its first trailer for “The Anna Nicole Story,” the network’s original movie about Anna Nicole Smith directed by Mary Harron, of “American Psycho” and “The Notorious Bettie Page.” Agnes Bruckner (“Blue Car”) stars as the voluptuous model and actress, and while she can’t really replicate Smith’s physicality, what makes the video below worth a watch is the way it really does seem to represent a Lifetime sensibility crossed with Harron’s.
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Set to a cover of Irene Cara’s “Fame,” it looks like a horror movie take on the typical Hollywood tragedy tale of celebrity, excess and clown makeup (?). Joe Batteer and John Rice wrote the script for the film, which co-stars Cary Elwes, Adam Goldberg, Martin Landau and Virginia Madsen and premieres on June 29.
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