Pamela Anderson Leads Gia Coppola’s ‘The Last Showgirl’

Pamela Anderson Leads Gia Coppola’s ‘The Last Showgirl’

Pamela Anderson is returning to the big screen. The “Barb Wire” and “Baywatch” star is set to lead Gia Coppola‘s third feature filmThe Last Showgirl,” described as a redemption story about an aging Las Vegas dancer looking to connect with her adult daughter after her show is abruptly canceled. Seemingly part “Hacks” and part “The Wrestler,” the film is written by “Up Here” and “The Good Place” scribe Kate Gersten and directed by Coppola.

“The Last Showgirl” marks Anderson’s first lead role in years, and her latest feature after 2022’s “Alone at Night.” In addition to Anderson, the star-studded cast includes Oscar winner Jamie Lee Curtis, Dave Bautista, Brenda Song, Kiernan Shipka, and Billie Lourd.

The official logline for the film reads: “A seasoned showgirl (Anderson) must plan for her future when her show abruptly closes after a thirty-year run. As a dancer in her fifties, she struggles with what to do next. As a mother, she strives to repair a strained relationship with her daughter, who often took a backseat to her showgirl family.”

“Palo Alto” and “Mainstream” director Coppola called Anderson’s role a “daring and heartfelt performance,” saying in a press statement, “I’ve always wanted to make a movie in Vegas. I’m so proud of our cast and crew, especially Pamela.”

“The Last Showgirl” is produced by Robert Schwartzman and Natalie Farrey. Producer Schwartzman said in his…

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