Gillian Anderson (“The Last King of Scotland”) is set to star in “Helen,” the first English-language film from German writer-director Sandra Nettelbeck. Thesp will play a professor dealing with depression. Berlin-based Egoli Tossell produces with Doug Mankoff’s Echo Lake Prods.; pic will start lensing in the U.S. in September.
Anderson next will be seen in U.K. thriller “Straightheads.”