Hailee Steinfeld isn’t going anywhere – but up, that is. Fresh from her
Oscar nomination, she’s up for the lead role in a new
While it seems to be a trend in Hollywood at the moment to update fairytales (we have Tim Burton’s phenomenally successful
Alice In Wonderland
to thank for that), this one sounds like anything but a snore.
Scripted by Lindsay Devlin, it follows the story we all know from Aurora’s point of view, as she fights to get herself out of a nightmarish dream world.
The script is currently out to buyers, with Steinfeld attached. Time will tell if any studio takes the bait, but with Steinfeld a hot property right now, they'd be stupid not to.
Other fairytale updates on the go include two
projects (one starring Kristen Stewart, the other Julia Roberts), Jeremy Renner’s
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
, and various
Wizard Of Oz
Expect half of them to end up in the bargain bucket at Blockbuster.