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Caitlin Mehner joins 'Best Of Enemies'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actress Caitlin Mehner has bagged a supporting role in Robin Bissell written-directed civil rights biopic "The Best Of Enemies".

Based on the novel "The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South", the film starring Taraji P Henson follows her character of Ann Atwater, a civil rights activist, who battles KKK Leader CP Ellisafter, after they agree to co-chair a two-week community council to deal with a segregation decree in 1970's Durham, NC.

Mehner will play Maddy Mays, a key member of the council, reported Deadline.

The film also Sam Rockwell, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Bruce McGill, Nick Searcy and John Gallagher Jr.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 10:13 IST