Margot Robbie to Star in Period Love Drama ‘Queen of the Air'
The script from the 2013 book tells the story of trapeze artist Lillian Leitzel and her tragic love affair with Alfredo Codona. Andrew Lazar, one of the producers of the studio’s mega hit, American Sniper, is producing the period love drama, which has a script by Cat Vasko.
Jensen’s book, published by Crown in 2013, told the story of Lillian Leitzel, a trapeze artist who in the early 20th century was one of the biggest stars in the world as she performed for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Her tragic love affair with Alfredo Codona, who may have been one of the best trapeze artists to ever flip under the big top, was also chronicled. The two were tempestuous artists, divas and madly in love.
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