Oscar nominated Irish actress, Saoirse Ronan will depart for New York on Thursday, September 16th to prepare for her role in ‘Violet and Daisy’, a new feature film from ‘Precious’ scribe and director, Geoffrey Fletcher. The film, which starts shooting on September 27th will see Saoirse play the role of Daisy alongside James Gandolfini (The Sopranos), Danny Trejo (Machete) and Alexis Bledel (Sin City).
The film, written and directed by Geoffrey Fletcher, centres around Alexis Bledel’s Violet and Saoirse’s Daisy, two teenage assassins who are hired to kill a target. However said target turns out to be something neither girl expects.
The Magic Violet/Greenestreet Films’ feature is being produced Geoffrey Fletcher and Bonnie Timmermann (casting director Dangerous Minds, Black Hawk Down), with shooting to start on September 27th in and around New York. The executive producer on board is John Penotti (In the Bedroom) and Steve Kempf is the film’s co-producer.
The film will be shot by Vanja Cernjul (City Island). The budget for the feature and the theatrical release date is TBC.
Well let you know when it is confirmed.