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Ellen Page To Play Lesbian

Ellen Page will play Stacie Andree, a New Jersey car mechanic who fought to receive pension benefits from her police offer partner Laurel Hester after death.



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Ellen Page, the cute, quirky, tomboyish actress known for "from the mouths of babes" sarcasm is to star in a lesbian movie, according to Cinema Blend. Oscar-winning documentary, Freeheld, about a lesbian couple fighting for one partner's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with fatal lung cancer, is to be made into a feature film written by Philadelphia screen writer Ron Nyswaner.

 

Page, who found fame playing a pregnant teenager in Juno, has played tough girls in Hard Candy and Whip It, delighting her many lesbian fans. Freeheld will continue to raise the question: is she or isn't she? But with a theme this important, does it matter?

 

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