(CBS SF/AP) – Leighton Meester will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful temptress in the revival of “Of Mice and Men,” alongside James Franco and Chris O’Dowd.READ MORE: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Demands Disclaimer For 'Richard Jewell' Movie
Producers said Monday that the former “Gossip Girl” star, 27, will join the Bay Area-native Franco and O’Dowd in the story about an unlikely friendship between two migrant field workers in California during the Great Depression.
The play, which starts performances in March at the Longacre Theatre, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years. Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro will direct.
Meester, who also starred in the film “Country Strong,” recently got engaged to former “The O.C.” actor Adam Brody.MORE NEWS: No Cannabis Ads On The Super Bowl
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