In case you’re mourning the top of the 2022 Winter Olympics, take coronary heart: an iconic Olympian helps deliver a narrative about her sport to the display. Silver and bronze medalist Nancy Kerrigan is a part of the crew behind “Fireplace & Ice,” a determine skating drama in improvement at Picturestart. Ashley Powell, the screenwriter behind Disney’s 2018 live-action pic “The Nutcracker and the 4 Realms,” is penning the script and Kerrigan is government producing and can “choreograph choose skating sequences for the movie,” per The Hollywood Reporter.
“Fireplace & Ice” will inform the story of two determine skaters competing to qualify for the Olympics. “Over the course of per week at a Winter Olympics coaching camp, the 2 lifelong greatest mates and rivals should juggle strain from sponsors, romantic temptations, psychological well being, and their very own drive to win — presumably in any respect prices,” the challenge’s logline teases.
Kerrigan received a bronze medal on the 1992 Olympics and a silver in 1994. She was portrayed on the massive display by Caitlin Carver (“The Fosters”) in 2017’s “I, Tonya,” a biopic of fellow determine skater Tonya Harding that revisited an orchestrated assault towards Kerrigan main as much as the 1994 United States Determine Skating Championships and Winter Olympics. Kerrigan hasn’t seen the Oscar-nominated movie and, upon its launch, emphasised that she had “nothing to say about it.” She competed in “Dancing with the Stars” in 2017 and appeared as herself on a 2018 episode of “Contemporary Off the Boat.” Extra not too long ago, she had a voice function within the 2021 animated pic “Eggs.”