March 20, 2006

Weinstein Co. has date with “Miss Potter”

By Borys Kit

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Weinstein Co. has
acquired North American rights to "Miss Potter," which stars
Renee Zellweger as children's author Beatrix Potter.

Production is underway in the U.K. Also on board are Ewan
McGregor and Emily Watson. Chris Noonan directs in his
follow-up to the 1995 hit "Babe."

"Miss Potter" follows Potter's struggles to overcome a
domineering, unsupportive mother and the chauvinism of
Victorian England to write "The Tale of Peter Rabbit."

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter