See Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland in 'Judy' Biopic

Renee Zellweger

This is the first-look image from for the new Judy Garland biopic and it shows the Bridget Jones star looking like the spitting image of the famous singer.

Set in winter 1968, the story takes place 30 years after Garland played the iconic role of Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz.

War And Peace actress Jessie Buckley and American Horror Story actor Finn Wittrock will also appear.

Arriving in London during the heart of the swinging sixties, Judy is preparing for a sell-out run of dates, still at the height of her career, and she is embarking on a new romance with Mickey Deans.

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Garland "battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans" in the film, according to the official synopsis.

Executive Producers are Cameron McCracken for Pathé, Rose Garnett for BBC Films and Andrea Scarso for Ingenious.

Renee will star alongside Harry Potter actor Sir Michael Gambon in the feature film, which is being directed by double Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold. Will she have the strength to go on? The film is based on a script written by Tom Edge (The Crown) and will be produced by BAFTA victor David Livingstone (Pride) for Calamity Films. She can also sing, as evidenced by her turn in the Best Picture victor Chicago, and Judy is poised to feature a number of songs including "Over the Rainbow". Pathé will distribute the film in the UK, France and Switzerland and will handle sales throughout the rest of the world.

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