BREAKING FILM NEWS

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Swank Takes Off With "Amelia Earhart"...

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Oscar winning actress Hilary "Million Dollar Baby" Swank will star as "Amelia Earhart" in a bio-pic about the 1930's aviation pioneer.

Earhart was the first woman to receive the 'Distinguished Flying Cross' for flying solo across the Atlantic Ocean, authored best-selling novels about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of 'The Ninety-Nines' organization for women pilots.

Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island during an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937...