Since the ABC mini-series "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" performed so well in the ratings, the late comedian Groucho Marx (1890-1977) is about to get the TV movie treatment in a two-hour CBS feature to star Stanley Tucci, says the Hollywood Reporter. The telefilm is said to be based on the book "Love, Groucho: Letters From Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam" by Miriam Marx Allen. That traced the turbulent 40-year relationship between the cigar-smoking legend and his daughter against the backdrop of the Marx Brothers's heyday in the '20s and '30s, through the breakup of his marriage and the dissolution of his partnership with his brothers, to working with Miriam on his comeback '50s TV show "You Bet Your Life." Tucci won an Emmy for his portrayal of the controversial newspaper columnist and radio commentator Walter Winchell in the HBO movie "Winchell." No word yet on the casting of Miriam -- or Harpo or Chico.
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