Rebecca Ferguson has signed on to join the cast of Stephen Frears upcoming biopic FLORENCE. She joins Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in the film following the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress and socialite who coveted a career as a great opera singer, but lacked any real ability. Ferguson will portray the ailing wife of Grant’s character. Big Bang Theory star Simon Helpberg has recently joined the cast as Florence’s piano player.
Known for her role opposite The Rock in the 2014 film Hercules, Ferguson is set to star in the upcoming action film Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, starring Tom Cruise.
Ferguson is repped by Actors In Scandinavia and Tavistock Wood.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer