FROM CANNES: Ellen Pageis set to star in a feature based on Cynthia Wade's award-winning short documentary 'Freeheld.' According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Endgame Entertainment drama will tell the true story of New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree (Page) and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester who battle the powers that be to get Hester's pension benefits after the latter is diagnosed with a terminal illness. The film won the Oscar for best short documentary in 2008.
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