Nina Arianda
(© Tristan Fuge)
Nina Arianda
(© Tristan Fuge)
Tony Award winner Nina Arianda will play Italian film star Giulietta Masina in Henry Bromell's film Fellini Black and White, according to Deadline.com.

The film also stars Wagner Maura as Fellini -- who was Masina's husband -- along with theater veterans William H. Macy, Terrence Howard, Peter Dinklage.

The movie takes place during Fellini and Masina's visit to Los Angeles for the 1958 Academy Awards, where their film Nights of Cabiria (which later was musicalized as Sweet Charity) won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Arianda received a Tony Award for her work in Venus in Fur and a Tony nomination for Born Yesterday. She appeared on screen in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris and recently signed to play music legend Janis Joplin in the biopic Joplin.