Olga Kurylenko has been tapped as the title character in the crime thriller Jane Millen, from writer/director Cynthia Mort. 13 Films is producing, financing and handling sales for the pic, which the company will present to buyers at AFM. Production is said to begin April 2017 on the film about a seasoned cop battling her own demons.
It centers on Jane who, as her family life spins out of control, focuses on her job as a police detective in order to gain a sense of control. Jane is put on a suspicious murder case of an affluent couple who got mixed up with the wrong man. Her investigation takes her down a rabbit hole, as affairs, jealousies and dark secrets emerge that threaten to involve her own private life. Jane finds herself in the middle of an investigation with surprising results that no one could have seen coming.
Karen Kehela Sherwood and Greg Schenz are also producing with Jai Khanna of Brillstein Entertainment Partners serving as executive producer.
Kurylenko most recently appeared in Giuseppe Tornatore’s La Corrispondenza with Jeremy Irons and A Perfect Day co-starring Benicio del Toro and Tim Robbins. Her prior film credits include Quantum Of Solace opposite Daniel Craig and Oblivion with Tom Cruise.
Kurylenko is repped by WME and Tavistock Wood Management.
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