HEAT VISION

Ellen Page to Star in 'Queen & Country'

Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing Fox's adaptation of the Greg Rucka comic.
Ellen Page   |   Contour/Getty Images/Courtesy of IDPR
Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing Fox's adaptation of the Greg Rucka comic.

Ellen Page is in negotiations to star in Queen & Country, 20th Century Fox's adaptation of the indie comic written by Greg Rucka, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing the project, which tells of a British SOS operative named Tara Chace whose identity is compromised after she carries out an assassination.

STORY: Ellen Page Making Directorial Debut With 'Miss Stevens'

The project has a current script by Ryan Condal, although John Rogers and Rucka took previous stabs at it.

Page is known more for her indie dramas than action movies, but she is reprising her role as Kitty Pryde in Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past. Country could give her a franchise of her own.

HEAT VISION LATEST NEWS
  1. July 18, 2019 3:00pm PT
    by Richard Newby
  2. July 18, 2019 2:54pm PT
    by Patrick Shanley
LATEST NEWS
1.
Jeffrey Epstein Documentary Scrapped: Too "Distasteful" for Hollywood
2.
'Persona non grata': Film Review
3.
Netflix Orders Another David Chang Series, More of Jon Favreau's 'Chef Show' (Exclusive)
4.
Post Malone Unveils Playlist for New Shaboink Cannabis Line (Exclusive)
5.
Can YouTube Fend Off Rivals for Top Influencers?