'Pilgrim' actress joins Lerman, Watson in indie drama
Stephen Chbosky is directing from his own screenplay, and John Malkovich, Lianne Halfon and Russell Smith are producing through their Mr. Mudd banner. Production is scheduled to begin next month in Pittsburgh. Whitman was last seen squaring off against Michael Cera as Roxy Richter in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.” Thesp will soon be seen playing John Cusack’s missing daughter in Warner Bros. thriller “The Factory,” and she’s also attached to co-star in indie comedy “The Hand Job.” Whitman is repped by ICM and Industry Entertainment.
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