Agnes Bruckner Lands Role As Anna Nicole Smith In TV Film
Private Practice TV star Agnes Bruckner is set to be Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith, in an upcoming TV movie about the stars life.
27 year-old Agnes will portray the sexy beauty in the Lifetime biopic film The Anna Nicole Story, telling the story of a country girl’s unlikely rise to fame, to her tragic untimely death.
The film is expected to showcase how a young Texas girl named Vicky Lynn Hogan sought fame, transforming herself into the sexy and confident character of Anna Nicole Smith, which saw her land work as a model, before securing her own TV show.
Of course, the main focus of the movie, will be the price which Anna paid for fame, with Agnes set to portray the emotional battles Anna faced, which led to her untimely death in 2007, where she died from a drug overdose aged just 39.
Similar to Anna, Agnes herself grew up as a child model, pressured by her mother to enter beauty pageants. Agnes however moved into acting aged 11, and has since appeared in several small movie roles, before landing a major part on popular medical drama Private Practice.
Agnes, beat the likes of Christina Hendricks and Jenny McCarthy to the highly sought after role. The film which is going to be produced by Smash’s’ Craig Zadan, is expected to premiere on Lifetime early next year.
Article By Victoria Beckett