Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank will face a man accused of Holocaust denial in an adaptation of Deborah Lipstadt’s book “History’s judgment.”
“Denial” dramatizes historian Lipstadt and her lawyers’ efforts to show that the events of the Holocaust were real in a legal battle against David Irving, reported Deadline.
British author Irving sued Lipstadt for libel after she described some of his works as Holocaust denial.
“Denial” will be adapted for the screen by the nominated Academy Award twice David Hare (“The Hours” and “The Reader”) and “The Bodyguard” Director Mick Jackson writer.
Swank stars in the front historic drama Emmy winner Tom Wilkinson prize.
Before returning to the big screen in “denial”, Swank will star in television in the family drama “The One Percent” with Ed Harris and Ed Helms.