Sebastian Stan to star along side Margot Robbie in Tonya Harding biopic

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Sebastian will play along side Margot Robbie in the real-life drama, I, Tonya. Sebastian will play Jeff Gillooly, Harding’s husband and bodyguard at the time of the scandal surrounding Tonya and the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Margot is producing the movie under her LuckyChap Entertainment company.

I’m excited for this movie, the story is dramatic and the scandal was huge, but the character of Gillooly, to keep it short, he is NOT a nice guy, far from it. Margot is amazing and I’m so happy to see Sebastian working with her!
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Sebastian Stan is set to join Margot Robbie in the real-life drama I, Tonya, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Stan will play Jeff Gillooly in the biopic from director Craig Gillespie that centers on infamous figure skater Tonya Harding and the sporting scandal that rocked the ice skating world at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Gillooly was the husband of Harding (Robbie), who, along with Harding’s bodyguard, hired a man to break the leg of Harding’s main competitor, Nancy Kerrigan. Both Kerrigan and Harding made the Olympic team and made it to the Olympics, but Harding’s career was finished. She later became a minor celebrity replete with a sex tape, a wrestling and boxing career and multiple marriages.

The mustachioed Gillooly testified against Harding but did serve time in prison for the attack. He also changed his name to Jeff Stone and suffered several failed marriages.

Robbie is producing the movie under her LuckyChap Entertainment banner.

For his next big-screen role, Stan is starring in the gothic thriller We Have Always Lived in the Castle. He also is set to reprise his role of Marvel’s Bucky Barnes in Avengers: Infinity War.

Stan is repped by ICM, Brookside and Sloane Offer.

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