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Biel wants to be a Mob Girl

Jessica Biel will be giving the boys a run for their money in this year’s A-Team flick, but that doesn’t mean she’s done being an action heroine.

The actress has reportedly signed on to star in and produce a rape revenge film called Mob Girl .

Pajiba report that she would play a mob mistress who is raped and never escapes the demons that event creates. She infiltrates the mob to gather evidence against her attacker, a crime bross, and send him to jail.

Based on the true life story of Arlyn Brickman, and Teresa Carpenter’s book Mob Girl , the film looks set to be directed by An Education ’s Lone Scherfig.

The Danish director has previously expressed an interest in shooting a gangster film, so this would be a perfect fit for her.

Earlier this year, Scherfig told the LA Times that “exploring the criminal mind is truly interesting and something I haven’t done. I’m interested in someone more violent and more flawed.”

At present a writer is being sought, but with Biel and Scherfig attached it surely won’t be long before this gets a greenlight.

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