Date: 20th August 2004

Samantha in talks for photographer role

Samantha Morton is in talks to play Diane Arbus in Fur, in a biopic about the seminal American photographer.

According to The Hollywood Reporter Arbus is considered one of the greatest American photographers of the 20th century.

She was known for creating images that were often bizarre or disturbing. She committed suicide in 1971.

The independent film will be directed by Steven Shainberg, who is an avid collector of American photography.

The screenplay will be based on Patricia Bosworth's book "Diane Arbus: A Biography."

Source: Press Release



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