‘A Quiet Place’ Star Millicent Simmonds Teaming With Rachel Brosnahan for Helen Keller Biopic ‘Helen & Teacher’

‘A Quiet Place’ Star Millicent Simmonds Teaming With Rachel Brosnahan for Helen Keller Biopic ‘Helen & Teacher’
Millicent Simmonds, the deaf star of A Quiet Place Part I and II and Wonderstruck, is teaming up with Emmy-winning Marvelous Mrs. Maisel lead Rachel Brosnahan for Helen & Teacher, set to tell the story of famed deaf, blind and disability rights activist Helen Keller.

The film comes from Wash Westmoreland (Still Alice, Colette, Earthquake Bird) and will see Simmonds — actually a distant cousin of Keller’s — play Keller, with Brosnahan as Anne Sullivan, her committed yet controlling translator and companion.

Cornerstone will handle international sales and distribution and will launch sales at the upcoming American Film Market. UTA Independent Film Group and WME are overseeing the U.S. sale....
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