Tatum O'Neal lands 'Sweet' deal

Oscar winner to star in indie drama

Tatum O'Neal has been cast in the title role of the indie drama "Sweet Lorraine."

O'Neal will play a former queen of the New York underground scene who, after moving to small-town New Jersey, gets caught up in local politics when her ex-lover becomes the mayor.

The actress, repped by APA and Untitled Entertainment, recently completed shooting the indie feature "The Runaways," opposite Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. She also has a recurring role on the FX series "Rescue Me."

O'Neal has appeared in "My Brother," "Little Darlings" and "Paper Moon," for which she received a best supporting actress Oscar at age 10.