Angela Lansbury Will Play Katherine Heigl’s Daughter


You read that right. In the upcoming film Adaline, where Katherine Heigl plays a woman killed in a car crash but given new life and immortality by a simultaneous lightning strike (sadly, she doesn't appear to also get super-strength), Angela Lansbury will play Heigl's not-immortal daughter, who has aged into her 80s. It's Lansbury's second movie role in a row after a five-year absence from the screen; she's currently shooting Mr. Popper's Penguins opposite Jim Carrey. Finally, Betty White has a legitimate rival. [Deadline]