Leighton Meester to Star With James Franco in Broadway's Of Mice and Men



Leighton Meester is leaving the Upper East Side behind for the Great White Way. The Gossip Girl alum has joined the cast of Broadway's revival of Of Mice and Men.  The production stars General Hospital and Hollywood Heights alum James Franco.

Based on the literary classic by John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, is a Depression-era tale about two best friends searching for a better life. Meester will play Curly’s wife, a beautiful flirt who tests her husband’s patience. Franco and Chris O’Dowd are set to star as George and Lennie respectively.  

Of Mice and Men opens April 16, with previews beginning March 19, at the Longacre Theater.  

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