Lizzie Borden has been played in movies numerous times with the latest performance done by Christina Ricci as a TV movie. Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny have been cast in a new Lizzie Borden movie that will be a feature film adaptation. Chloe Sevigny will play as Lizzie Borden and Kristen Stewart will star as Bridget Sullivan. Sullivan was the live-in maid who testified in the trial against Borden stating that Borden did, in fact, commit the murder in 1892 of her father and step-mother with an axe. Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murders. Tom Hanks’ Playtone production company will executive produce the film. This movie will deal with “the true events that led up to the infamous double murder.” Directing is Pieter Van Hees with Bryan Kass as the screenwriter.
Lizzie Borden took an axe/and gave her mother 40 whacks/when the job was finally done/gave her father 41.