Date: 1st September 2000

Driver To Star With "Lord Of The Dance" Flatley

Minnie Driver (Good Will Hunting, Circle of Friends) has been signed to star opposite Michael Flatley in the Irish dancer's film biography, Lord of the Dance, reported Thursday. The Web site said that shooting will begin in Dublin on Sept. 16. It also noted that the screenplay was written by Flatley and Irish screenwriter Shane Connaughton, who was nominated for an Oscar for his script for the 1989 film My Left Foot.

Source: Studio Briefing