Thesp joins Ronan, Gandolfini in 'Daisy' pic
Alexis Bledel is joining Saoirse Ronan and James Gandolfini in toplining “Violet and Daisy,” Geoffrey Fletcher’s tale of teenage hitgirls.Fletcher, who won the adapted screenplay Oscar for “Precious,” is making his directing debut on the indie drama. He’s producing with Bonnie Timmermann, with shooting to start next week in New York. The pic is being financed and produced by Magic Violet/GreeneStreet Films. John Penotti of GreeneStreet exec produces and Steve Kempf co-produces. “Violet and Daisy” centers on a pair of teenage assassins who are lured into what is supposed to be just another quick and easy job, only to find complications as the man they’re supposed to kill is not what they expected. Bledel’s bigscreen credits include both “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” pics and “The Conspirator.”
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