Willa Ford has signed on to star as Anna Nicole Smith in an indie biopic, Anna Nicole.

The film will cover Smith's life from age 17 until her death in February at 39, including her success as a Playboy centerfold, Guess model and actress, her marriage to billionaire oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II, as well as the death of her son, says Variety.

A production schedule has not been set for Anna Nicole.