Kate Hudson has been cast to play Margaret Keane, the painter well-known for her depictions of children with gigantic eyes. According to Variety, Keane's works became "one of art's first mass-market success stories in the 1950s."
Aptly titled Big Eyes, the movie will be a drama that follows "Keane's personal awakening at the onset of the feminist movement, leading to a lawsuit she filed against her husband, Walter, who claimed credit for her works."
A pretty far cry from Fool's Gold, it will be refreshing to see Hudson get back to showing her real acting chops, the kind of stuff we've been craving ever since her performance in Almost Famous. Despite those little painted kids totally creeping me out, I'm curious to see how this film turns out.