Katherine Brooks to write, direct indie thriller

Sarah Roemer and Elisabeth Shue have signed on to star in the indie thriller “Waking Madison.”

Katherine Brooks wrote the script and will direct.

Project’s a joint production of Annapurna Prods. and Fixed Point Films. Megan Ellison, Jonah Hirsch and Ted Schipper are producing.

“Madison” centers on a woman who’s determined to find a cure for her mental illness, and locks herself in her apartment for 30 days with no food, telephone or outside stimuli.

Shooting is set to start Nov. 5 in New Orleans.

Roemer recently starred in “Disturbia” and “The Grudge 2.”

She’s repped by ICM and Luber Roklin Management.

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