Nice! Her latest film, Belle, was picked up by Fox Searchlight, and will be released later this year; But, in the meantime, British writer/director Amma Asante has been tapped by Warner Bros to direct what will be her first Hollywood studio film – a thriller titled Unforgettable.
According to Variety, the Fatal Attraction-style project (although not entirely) follows a man whose new wife is terrorized by his ex-wife. That’s all we know at the moment.
Christina Hodson is writing the script, with Denise DiNovi and partner Alison Greenspan producing.
Lynn Harris is overseeing the project for Warner Bros.
No casting announcements yet.
Asante’s latest, Belle, stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw in a period piece about the trials and triumphs of a mixed-race woman, in 18th Century Britain. The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, to strong reviews.
Belle, her second feature, will be released by Fox Searchlight on May 2.