Rooney Mara Joins Todd Haynes Directed Film ‘Carol’

Good news, Rooney Mara has landed a role in Todd Haynes directed new film, Carol. Mia Wasikowska was previously attached to the film but was dropped recently. The film evolves around two women from different backgrounds strike up a relationship in 1950s New York. Based on Patricia Highsmith’s book “The Price of Salt.”

Todd Haynes on Rooney Joining ‘Carol’

“We’re over the moon to have Rooney on board,” said Haynes. “I’ve been a tremendous admirer of her work from the beginning, so the thought of bringing her together with Cate on-screen is thrilling to say the least.”

Added Karlsen: “Rooney Mara is one of the most interesting and striking young talents working today. There are few actors who have the weight to play against someone with the extraordinary distinction and mercurial range of Cate Blanchett, and she is one of them. The combination of them both is something potentially sensational.”

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