Michael De Luca is set to direct Ashley Greene in a modern adaptation of the classic Dickens tale. The project was announced today at the Toronto Film Festival.
Script’s penned by tyro writer Michael Roberts and follows 19 year-old Olivia and a group of highly-trained, orphaned street urchins. Upon accepting a kidnapping job they find themselves in the middle of a turf war between warring criminal factions. Project’s aimed combining classic Dickensianelements with a unique gothic backdrop.
Read more about the project on Variety