Ellen Page To Direct MISS STEVENS Starring Anna Faris


Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) is set to make her directorial debut. Variety reports that she will step behind the camera for Miss Stevens, and that Anna Faris (Movie 43, The Dictator) is set to star. The screenplay was penned by Julia Hart, which tells the story of "a high school teacher (Faris) on a cross-country trip to a drama competition."

Page is going to be fairly busy this year. She can be seen in Woody Allen's To Rome with Love and Zal Batmanglij's The East. As we recently reported, she will reprise the role of Kitty Pryde in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Gary Gilbert and Jordan Horowitz of Gilbert Films are set to produce, and Doug Wald of Anonymous Content with Anonymous Content's Trevor Adley and Nicole Romano executive producing. 

Page is a solid actress, and I would hope she has picked up some insight from being on set. Stay tuned for more news on future casting.

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