Kate Winslet as Ruth Etting?

Rita Kempley, Washington Post Staff Writer, recently asked her readers “Who would you cast in your movies and why?” One the readers mentioned Ruth Etting, and an upcoming movie?

London Callin’: Skinny gals — I think Kate Winslet’s looking pretty stunning for a non-thin actor! And talking the great Kate, at lunch today, one of the guests is producing her current movie shooting in Toronto, “The Ruth Etting Story.” Buffs will know this is a remake of the terrific “Love Me Or Leave Me” with Doris Day and Cagney. I’m assuming Kate’s taking the Day role as Al Pacino is co-starring. Singing and dancing ensues I was told.

Rita Kempley: Yes, she looked goregeous at the Awards…

For more, please see the original transcript at the Washington Post.

This post was imported from the old Ruth Etting News section of RuthEtting.com.

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