Star Wars alum Daisy Ridley has signed on to play the lead function in new psychological thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter.
The undertaking, which hails from Black Bear, Anonymous Content and STX International, will likely be directed by Neil Burger of Limitless and Divergent fame.
The film is an adaptation of creator Karen Dionne’s novel of the identical title with Mark L Smith and Elle Smith penning the script, reported Deadline.
Ridley will play Helena, a girl dwelling a seemingly strange life, however hiding a darkish secret: her father is the notorious Marsh King, the person who saved her and her mom captive within the wilderness for years.
After a lifetime of attempting to escape her previous, Helena is compelled to face her demons when her father unexpectedly escapes from jail.
Ridley, identified for starring as Rey in three Star Wars films and Kenneth Branagh’s Murder On The Orient Express, is presently awaiting the discharge of sci-fi film Chaos Walking, directed by Doug Liman and co-starring Tom Holland.