Daisy Edgar-Jones To Star as Carole King in Lisa Cholodenko’s “Lovely”

Daisy Edgar-Jones will “Really feel the Earth Transfer” together with her lead function because the Carole King in Sony’s “Lovely.” Selection studies that the musical biopic of the legendary singer-songwriter might be directed by Oscar-nominated “The Children Are All Proper” writer-director Lisa Cholodenko. 

“Daisy has a spirit and vitality that I acknowledged as myself after I was youthful,” King stated. “She’s an incredible expertise and I do know she’s going to present an awesome efficiency.”

Cholodenko and co-writer Stuart Blumberg are at the moment engaged on the “Lovely” script, which might be tailored from the Grammy-winning Broadway stage present. “Lovely: The Carole King Musical” ran for 5 years and earned a Tony for Jessie Mueller’s portrayal of King. The musical options King’s biggest hits, together with “One High quality Day,” “(You Make Me Really feel Like) A Pure Lady,” and her Grammy Music of the Yr “You’ve Acquired a Good friend.” 

King’s prolific profession consists of 25 studio albums, together with 1972 Grammy winner “Tapestry,” the smooth rock album holding the report most consecutive weeks at primary on Billboard 200 by a girl artist. 

Edgar-Jones obtained her breakout function in Hulu romantic drama “Regular Folks,” for which landed a BAFTA nom in 2021. Her movie credit embody Mimi Cave’s “Recent” and Olivia Newman’s “The place the Crawdads Sing.” The previous is a black comedy a few whirlwind romance, and the latter is an adaptation of Delia Owens’s novel of the identical title, and sees Edgar-Jones taking part in a homicide suspect who grew up fending for herself within the marshes of North Carolina. 

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Cholodenko acquired an Oscar nom for penning the screenplay for “The Children Are All Proper” and received an Emmy for steering “Olive Kitteridge.” She most not too long ago helmed episodes of “The Woman from Plainville,” a Hulu drama impressed by a texting suicide case. Elle Fanning stars. 



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