By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com May 29 2001 11:00 PM ET
The Hollywood Reporter reports that gay writer-director Andrew Fleming will be directing the upcoming fairy-tale romance American Princess for New Line Cinema. The period film is about an English peasant girl who dreams of being a princess but is sent to the United States as an indentured servant after being caught dressing up in the queens clothing. Fleming last directed the independent film Santa Monica Boulevard as well as Dick and Threesome. The Miramax film Kate and Leopold, which he cowrote, is currently in production.