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Tonya Harding movie 'I, Tonya' casts Caitlin Carver to play Nancy Kerrigan

The upcoming Tonya Harding flick, which stars Margot Robbie, has found a young actress to play her on-ice adversary.
/ Source: TODAY

"I, Tonya" now has a Nancy!

The upcoming Tonya Harding biopic, starring Margot Robbie in the title role, just cast the all-important part of Harding's on-ice adversary Nancy Kerrigan.

It's 24-year-old Caitlin Carver.

Caitlin Carver, Nancy Kerrigan
Caitlin Carver will play Nancy Kerrigan in the upcoming film "I, Tonya," about the 1994 Olympic ice skating scandal. Getty Images

Carver may be best known for her recurring role as Hayley Heinz on the Freeform show "The Fosters."

She has a background in dance (her credits include small roles in musical dramas "Nashville" and "Glee") which is sure to help her when it comes to pulling off Kerrigan's figure skating routines.

Of course, those competitive moves are only one part of the story — the flick's main focus are the events that led up to the infamous 1994 attack on Kerrigan and Harding's role in it.

Tonya Harding, Margot Robbie as Tonya
Margot Robbie stars at Harding, whose ex-husband and another man ordered a clubbing attack on Kerrigan in January 1994. CBS via Getty Images, FameFlynet

Last week, the first photos from the set of "I, Tonya" revealed "Suicide Squad" star Robbie fully transformed into the two-time Olympian, sporting some big bangs and unmistakable '90s fashion.

It was Harding's ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, and bodyguard Shawn Eckhardt who ordered the attack on Kerrigan after a practice session at the U.S. Championships in Detroit.

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Sebastian Stan, of the "Captain America" films, will play Gillooly while "Kingdom's" Paul Walter Hauser will take on Eckhardt.

Harding and Kerrigan at the 1992 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Orlando, Florida.AP

Gillooly was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in the attack. As for Harding, she was stripped of her title and banned from participating in any United States Figure Skating Association events for life.

"I, Tonya" is set for release in 2018.