Amy Adams will play the lead in Fox 2000’s The Woman In The Window, the drama that Joe Wright will direct from a script by Tracy Letts. Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing.

Pic is an adaptation of the A.J. Finn’s best-selling novel, which has sold more than 1 million copies in the U.S.  million copies sold in the United States, the novel has additionally topped the best-seller charts in multiple countries and is currently published in 38 languages.

Adams will play Anna Fox, an agorophobic child psychologist who lives alone in a New York suburb. Afraid to leave home, she fills her day watching film noir classics and her interaction is mostly online. She spies on her neighbors like they do in the movies she loves. When she sees a crime take place in the house across the park, should she call the cops? She’s also got a problem with prescription drugs and wine consumption. It adds up to a Hitchcockian thriller.

Elizabeth Gabler and Marisa Paiva are overseeing the project for Fox 2000.

Amy Adams will next be seen starring in HBO’s Sharp Objects, on which she’s exec producer. She stars as Lynne Cheney in Adam’s McKay’s upcoming film about polarizing former Vice President Dick Cheney, with Christian Bale playing him. Adams is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners, WME and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern.