Margot Robbie will depict 90s ice skater Tonya Harding in an upcoming biopic, I, Tonya, and now we’ve were given a take a look at the first trailer.
In the biopic, the 25-year-old actress shall be taking part in the identify persona Tonya Harding, the iceskater from Portland, Oregon who rose to repute all over the early-to-mid 90s. Harding used to be the matter of huge hypothesis when at the age of 24, she used to be set to move up towards ice skating rival Nancy Kerrigan for the gold medal at the 1994 US Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.
One day after follow, her opponent Kerrigan used to be clubbed in the knees by way of unidentified attackers the usage of a police baton. She used to be instructed of her accidents – which left her out of the ring for various weeks – that had she been hit a centimetre decrease, her kneecap would were shattered and she or he would have by no means have walked once more.
Margot Robbie posted the first trailer to her Instagram final evening:
In it, Margot as Tonya narrates: “America, they would like somebody to like however they would like somebody to hate. But the haters at all times say, ‘Tonya, tell the truth’.
“There’s no such factor as reality I imply it’s bullshit.”
It used to be later found out that Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and her bodyguard Shawn Eckhardt assaulted Kerrigan in an try to sabotage her.
Gillooly, Eckhardt and Haring have been later charged and imprisoned for their involvement.
Mere weeks after the assault, Kerrigan received a silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics whilst Harding completed 8th.
Later that 12 months Harding offered a intercourse tape appearing her with then-husband (titled Wedding Night) for which they gained $200,000 every plus royalties.
I, Tonya is scheduled for liberate in December.