The bitter pregnant teenager in 'Juno' is going to tackle a new project under the direction of Sam Raimi, a horror thriller entitled 'Drag Me to Hell'.|
published on February 11, 2008 - 08:05:34 GMT
Successfully portraying a bitter pregnant teenager in "Juno", Ellen Page is ready to tackle another film genre, horror film. According to reports, the 20-year-old acclaimed actress has agreed to star as the leading character in Sam Raimi directed-horror thriller "Drag Me to Hell".
In the movie for Universal Pictures, the co-star of Dennis Quaid and Sarah Jessica Parker in "Smart People" will be portraying a young woman who mysteriously got a supernatural curse. The confirmation about the joining of the actress was announced by the chairman and co-chariman of Universal, Marc Shmuger and David Linde, who said, "We are tremendously excited to be bringing this movie to audiences, and having Ellen Page, one of today's most gifted and relatable young actors, onboard to star is an abundance of riches."
Meanwhile, on the account of Raimi, they commented, "Sam Raimi's return to horror is a cause for celebration for horror fans and movie lovers everywhere." This film will mark the directorial return of Raimi following his work with "Spider-Man" film series. Meanwhile, it was also reported that the principal photography of the horror film will be taken starting March 17 in Los Angeles.