Sebastian Stan joins Tonya Harding biopic

Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) “Captain America” star Sebastian Stan has joined the cast of the upcoming Tonya Harding biopic “I, Tonya”, starring actress Margot Robbie as the figure skater.

The film will be directed by Craig Gillespie.

Stan will play Jeff Gillooly, the estranged husband of Harding, who helped plot the attack on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

Gillooly later revealed that he and Harding’s bodyguard Shawn Eckhardt hired Shane Stant to break Kerrigan’s leg so she couldn’t compete in the upcoming 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.

Besides reprising his role as the Winter Soldier in upcoming Marvel movies, Stan will next be seen in Steven Soderbergh’s heist movie “Logan Lucky”.

–IANS

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