Hilary Duff is returning to film!
Hilary Duff has been cast to portray the late Sharon Tate in the upcoming horror film The Haunting of Sharon Tate.
Duff will star alongside Mean Girls actor Jonathan Bennett, who will play one of Tate’s ex-boyfriends, according to Deadline. The Daniel Farrands-directed movie will follow the final days of Tate’s life before she was murdered by members of Charles Manson’s cult at her home in Hollywood Hills in August 1969. Tate, who was married to director Roman Polanski, was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time of her death.
The Haunting of Sharon Tate will be told from the late actress’ point of view. In an interview one year before her death, Tate said she was having nightmares about ghosts haunting her house and predicted that she would be killed at the hands of a satanic cult. A quote from the interview inspired the plot of the indie film, Deadline reports.
Duff shared a photo of herself in costume on set giving fans a first glimpse of her role as Tate. “Had the incredible opportunity of playing Sharon Tate the past two weeks in an independent movie,” she captioned the selfie. “She was an amazing woman and it was a true honour.”
We're happy to have you back Hilary!