Newswire: OITNB’s Samira Wiley to star in a movie based on the Kitty Genovese murder

Orange Is The New Black’s Samira Wiley has been cast in the upcoming film 37, written and directed by first-time filmmaker Puk Grasten. 37 is inspired by the 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, who was stabbed to death near her home in Queens; Genovese’s neighbors witnessed and heard the attack, but did nothing. Grasten previously made a short film about the Genovese murder starring Boardwalk Empire’s Heather Lind that premiered at the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival.

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