Talk of the Town

Release Date: Limbo

Bill Condon directs this biopic of Bess Myerson, the first Jewish woman to win Miss America (Glenn Close). She becomes the Gotham Cultural Affairs Commissioner and is involved in a scandal when she takes a publicity-hungry judge's daughter, Sukhreet Gabel (Toni Collette), under her wing as the judge is ruling on her alimony. John Hoffman wrote this adaptation of Shana Alexander's book, When She Was Bad: The Story of Bess, Hortense, Sukhreet and Nancy. Previously titled Queen of the Jews and Queen Bess. (New Regency)

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