• Millicent Simmonds, Rachel Brosnahan to Star as Helen Keller and Her Teacher in ‘Helen & Teacher'

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    Millicent Simmonds and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Rachel Brosnahan will play Helen Keller and her renowned teacher Anne Sullivan, respectively, in the upcoming Cornerstone biopic “Helen and Teacher.”
    Wash Westmoreland will write and direct the film, which is set in the early 1900s and focuses on Keller's years at Radcliffe College at Harvard University. Principal photography is scheduled to begin in summer 2022.
    Unlike previous performers who have portrayed the deaf and blind Keller, 18-year-old Simmonds is deaf as well. The actress is also reportedly a distant cousin of Keller, who lost...
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  • Millicent Simmonds & Rachel Brosnahan To Play Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan In Wash Westmoreland Drama - AFM

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    Director Wash Westmoreland has tapped rising star Millicent Simmonds and Rachel Brosnahan , to star in Helen & Teacher about famous Deafblind activist Hellen Keller and Anne Sullivan, her committed yet controlling translator and companion. Simmonds, who will star as Keller, is in fact a distant cousin...
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