Reformed wild child Willa Ford will play Anna Nicole Smith in a new indie movie about the tragic model's life. The 26-year-old former Pussycat Dolls revue star will play Smith from the age of 17 to her death in February (07), aged 39 in the new project, titled ANNA NICOLE. Hawaiian moviemaker Keoni Waxman will direct the film, which will focus on Smith's career as a Playboy centrefold, top model, her marriage to oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall, the birth of her daughter DANNIELYNN and the death of her son DANIEL. Full casting details are yet to be announced, but it has been reported that veteran actor Richard Herd will play late billionaire Marshall in the film.