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Elizabeth Banks to direct YA franchise





*Based on a young adult novel by Victoria Aveyard.
*Elizabeth Banks is in talks to produce and direct 'Red Queen' for Universal Pictures.
*Writer Gennifer Hutchison (Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul) adapted the novel.


Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl
whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the
king’s palace. Will her power save her or condemn her?

Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood–those with common, Red blood serve
the Silver- blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mareis a Red,
scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twistof fate throws her in front
of the Silver court. Before the king, princes,and all the nobles, she discovers she
has an ability of her own.

To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess
and betroths her to one of his own sons. As Mare is drawn further into the Silver world,
she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard–a growing
Red rebellion–even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction. One wrong move
can lead to her death, but in the dangerous game she plays, the only certainty is betrayal.


Source: @ColliderNews
Tags: film - in development, film director, universal / universal studios
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