Tonya Harding attends the Los Angeles premiere of 'I, Tonya' held at The Egyptian Theater. The film explores the rise to fame of figure skater Tonya Harding and her subsequently brutal fall from grace. Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 6th December 2017
Harding gained infamy after her ex-husband and bodyguard were found to have orchestrated an assault on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan in 1994.
Margot Robbie is set to play the most infamous name in the history of figure skating, Tonya Harding. Harding became world famous in 1994 after she was accused of being involved in an attack on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan before the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The attack was later found out to be set up by her former husband and bodyguard.
Margot Robbie will play Tonya Harding in a new biopic.
Deadline first reported Robbie’s casting as Harding, in the biopic which will be titled, I, Tonya. The film is being produced by Bryan Unkeless and his Clubhouse Pictures and Robbie will also have a producer credit.