Anne-Marie Duff, currently making her Broadway debut opposite Ethan Hawke in Macbeth. Broadway, will join Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan in the upcoming film Suffragette. According to The Daily Mail, the movie will be directed by Sarah Gavron and is set to shoot in the U.K. in February 2014.
Written by Emmy winner Abi Morgan, who also collaborated with director Gavron on Brick Lane, the film is about the key figures of the early feminist movement fighting for their right to vote.
Duff starred as Fiona Gallagher on the U.K. series Shameless alongside her real-life husband James McAvoy. Her additional screen credits include The Virgin Queen, Notes on a Scandal, The Last Station, Nowhere Boy and The History of Mr. Polly. Her extensive British stage credits include Saint Joan, A Doll’s House, King Lear, Days of Wine and Roses, War and Peace, Peter Pan, Strange Interlude and Collected Stories.