Nancy Kerrigan Wants Olivia Munn to Play Her in Biopic

Nancy Kerrigan Wants Olivia Munn to Play Her in Biopic

Tonya Harding skates her way to victory, January 8, 1994, at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Mich. AP Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan smiles as she takes her seat for a news conference following being attacked after practice for the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

"She's still a powerhouse". She's played to spine-tingling, hilarious perfection by Allison Janney (who, along with Robbie, should be a safe bet for an Oscar nomination).

"I mean this is my sanctuary, and I don't have anything to escape from anymore, but I just love it so much", Tonya Harding said of the ice rink.

She still looks strong as she sails around the rink, but for the first American skater to do a triple axel, her glory days are most likely behind her. "I know that I have to take things slower".

Earlier in the program, Harding said that immediately after Kerrigan's attack she felt scared, because she assumed that the attacker could still be in the building.

Now Tonya Harding will reveal more details about "the infamous Incident", Nancy Kerrigan, and her life.

This taking-back-my-narrative story is one that Margot Robbie fell hard for, and the young actress who brought the villain Harley Quinn to such vibrant life in "Suicide Squad" is equally outstanding portraying would-be villain Harding.

Harding is also the subject of the two-hour special "Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" (tonight at 9 on ABC), which covers her career, her tumultuous personal life and her feelings about the 1994 assault on Stoneham Olympic silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan. A FBI investigation into the attack discovered that Shawn was a friend of Jeff Gillooly, Tonya's ex-husband, according to The New York Times. February 1, 1994: Gillooly pleads guilty to racketeering in exchange for a 24-month sentence February 10, 1994: Harding sues U.S. Olympic Committee to stop a planned hearing to discuss whether she should participate in the Olympics. Gillooly was sentenced to two years in prison, and Eckardt was sentenced to 18 months. The film centers on Harding's role in the attack on Kerrigan ahead of the 1994 Winter Olympics. Vincent Almavy, AFP U.S. figure skater Tonya Harding reads from a prepared text during a press conference.

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Combining the gritty, cinematic intensity of "Boogie Nights" with the goofy self-awareness of "Best In Show", "I, Tonya" rises above its glorified Lifetime movie setup by pulling off an ambitious style aided by a top-notch cast. Tonya then in a snide remark said "Well, one thing". "We talked. We were at an event four years after I was attacked". Scene by scene, it made me laugh, cringe, get angry, upset, confused, enlightened, entertained, nearly tearful and awed. "I was at the national [figure skating] championships this week, so I didn't watch the Golden Globes".

Harding also told ABC News that she is done apologizing.

She really wants to direct.

Ironically, Price's NYT profile ends with the author Taffy Brodesser-Akner writing, "With her head against my chest, I leaned down and hugged her".

"I, Tonya" treats Kerrigan as comic relief; the movie crowd burst out laughing for Kerrigan's brief appearances on screen but my stomach was turning.

Harding appeared on Good Morning Britain yesterday and engaged in a combative interview with everyone's favorite punching bag.

"From my point of view, I wouldn't change anything because I wouldn't be where where I am today", Harding said.

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