Washington: Anna Paquin is set to star in 'Madame X,' it has been reported.
The 36-year old actress will star as Axie Muldoon, a wealthy woman who helped her husband build a thriving midwife business and defied the law in the name of women's reproductive rights, Deadline.com reported.
'Madame X', written by 'The Keeping Room's Julia Hart and to be directed by Lynn Shelton, is based on Kate Manning's book My Notorious Life. It's a love story, a family saga, and the confessions of a charismatic and passionate woman who changed the lives of countless others.
Paquin will also executive produce the show along with her 'True Blood' co-star Stephen Moyer.