Ellie Bamber to play Kate Moss in Moss & Freud

James Lucas's drama will give a dramatised account of the supermodel's relationship with British painter Lucian Freud and be set in London in the early 2000s, when she famously sat for one of his portraits. Veteran British actor Derek Jacobi will portray Freud, who died in 2011 aged 88. Moss will executive produce the project with the support of the Lucian Freud Archive, and in a statement, she revealed that she is deeply involved with the production. "As this is such a personal story of mine it has been essential that I be involved with James..."