Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of an upcoming Amelia Earhart biopic for Fox Searchlight. It looks to be a supporting role. See the excert from Variety below:
"Ewan McGregor has signed on to co-star in the Amelia Earhart biopic "Amelia" for Fox Searchlight.
Hilary Swank, Richard Gere and Virginia Madsen have already boarded the project, which Mira Nair is helming.
Story centers on the legendary aviatrix (Swank) and chronicles her rise to fame, marriage to publisher George Putnam (Gere) and passionate affair with Gene Vidal (McGregor), father of author Gore Vidal. Ronald Bass penned the screenplay."