Gillian Anderson to produce and star in Martha Gellhorn biopic

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Washington, July 2 : Gillian Anderson will soon be able to fulfil her dream of making and starring in a movie about legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn.

'The X-Files' star has finally been able to secure funding for the movie, based on the biography 'Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life', and will now produce a movie about Ernest Hemingway's ex-wife, who died in 1998.

A source tells British newspaper the Daily Express that the actress is extremely excited about making a movie on Gellhorn, reports Contactmusic.

"Gillian has been desperate to play this role. We were beginning to wonder whether it would ever happen. Gillian has rarely been so excited about a part," said the source.

The movie will reportedly begin production next year (09).

First however, Anderson will be busy with another production - she is set to give birth to her third child with husband Mark Griffiths.

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