Singer Willa Ford is taking her new movie role as Anna Nicole Smith seriously - she has just paid $20,000 (GBP10,250) for a replica of the tragic model's bed. The former wild child commissioned Smith's flamboyant designer pal Bobby Trendy to create a replica of the luxurious pink bed that featured on Anna Nicole's eponymous reality TV show, according to Ford - real name Amanda Lee Williford - will portray Anna Nicole in an upcoming indie biopic. Trendy will also appear, as himself, while veteran actor Richard Herd will play Anna Nicole's late husband J. Howard Marshall. Actors Chris Devlin and Lenny Hirsh have signed on to play one-time love rivals Howard K. Stern and Larry Birkhead respectively. Jake Short and Patrick Ryan Anderson have both been cast to play Smith's late son Daniel. Short will play him as a child, while Anderson will portray Daniel as a teenager.