Miller and Murphy Prepare to 'Shake'
Booth and Minghella will co-star
Also joining the Beeban Kidron-directed film are Max Minghella ("Art School Confidential") and Emma Booth ("Introducing the Dwights").
Based on Richard Neville's memoir "Hippie Hippie Shake: The Dreams, the Trips, the Trials, the Love-ins, the Screw Ups: The Sixties," centering on the longest obscenity trial in English legal history. The film will use the Oz magazine trial as a metaphor for the end of the swinging '60s in London, according to the industry trades.
Murphy will play Neville, the editor and publisher of Oz. The trades don't go into any additional casting details.
Lee Hall ("Billy Elliot") scripted the film, which will go into production this fall in London.
Miller was most recently seen in "Factory Girl," with "Interview," "Stardust" and "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh" set for release later this year. She recently signed on to replace Lindsay Lohan in "The Best Time of Our Lives."
Murphy's breakout 2005 included roles in "Red Eye," "Batman Begins" and "Breakfast on Pluto." He was last seen in "The Wind That Shakes the Barley," with Danny Boyle's "Sunshine" coming out this fall.