Anne Hathaway To Lead Doug Liman’s Pandemic Heist Flick ‘Lockdown’ – Penned By ‘Eastern Promises’ Screenwriter Steven Knight

It was recently reported by Deadline that Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway is in final talks to take a lead role in director Doug Liman’s next film a pandemic-themed heist movie titled Lockdown. Hathaway recently did the heist film Ocean’s 8 and played thief Selina Kyle aka Catwoman in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. 

The new film is referred to as a romantic comedy and was written by screenwriter Steven Knight, who is known for Eastern Promises, Locke, Peaky Blinders, Taboo, Allied, and The Girl In The Spider’s Web. 

They also mention that filming could begin before the end of the month in London with a budget of under $10 million. 

Director Doug Liman has been busy with the feature film adaptation of Chaos Walking starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, which had undergone extensive reshoots. He is also planning on shooting an action-pic in space starring Tom Cruise and had been developing a sequel to Edge of Tomorrow. 


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