Emerald Fennell Enlisted by Ana de Armas to Assist Write “John Wick” Spinoff “Ballerina”


One other award-winning “Killing Eve” alumna has been tapped to form an motion franchise. The spy thriller’s creator, “Fleabag” breakout Phoebe Waller-Bridge, helped form the plot of the most recent James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” and now the showrunner of “Killing Eve’s” second season, Emerald Fennell, has been tapped to assist write “Ballerina,” an upcoming John Wick spinoff starring Ana de Armas.

Fennell is scorching off the success of her characteristic debut, Carey Mulligan-starrer “Promising Younger Girl,” which gained her an Oscar for greatest authentic screenplay and nods for greatest directing and greatest image. It was de Armas who enlisted Fennell’s providers. The “Knives Out” actress wished to be concerned within the behind-the-scenes means of the movie, which sees her taking part in a vigilante.

“It was actually necessary for me to rent a feminine author, as a result of to that time after I obtained concerned within the mission, it was solely the director, Len Wiseman, and one other man [Shay Hatten]. And I used to be like, ‘That’s not going to work.’ So I interviewed, like, 5 – 6 feminine writers. We employed Emerald Fennell, which I used to be so pleased with,” de Armas advised Elle.

Fennell is punching up the script. At this level, it’s undetermined whether or not or not she’ll obtain a writing credit score.

Up subsequent for Fennell is “Saltburn,” the story of an aristocratic household. “Gone Lady’s” Rosamund Pike is ready to topline the pic.

Additionally an actress, Fennell’s on-screen credit embody “The Crown” and “Name the Midwife.” She acquired an Emmy nod for her depiction of Camilla Parker Bowles within the former.

De Armas’ newest movie, motion thriller “Grey Man,” launches on Netflix tomorrow, July 15. Her upcoming slate contains “Blonde,” a extremely anticipated Marilyn Monroe biopic.



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