Alum Tang Yi, who won the Palme d’Or for best short film at Cannes last year (All the Crows in the World), is in talks to write and direct a biopic detailing the life of activist Amanda Nguyen.
With Star Wars and Raya and the Last Dragon star Kelly Marie Tran set to depict Nguyen, the film follows her transformation from a survivor of college sexual assault to an activist for survivors’ rights.
“Over the years, Amanda’s activism has changed the lives of billions, as she continues to make our world safer for sexual assault survivors everywhere,” Tran said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “Her courage inspires me every day, and I am honored to help tell her story.”
Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.