Geoffrey Fletcher, Oscar winner for penning Precious, is set to make his directorial debut this summer with the black-comedy Violet And Daisy. Saoirse Ronan and Carey Mulligan, who will make a stunning and talented combination, are attached to the lead roles.
Although there are very few details available as yet, the script, also by Fletcher, is being described as “Thelma and Louise” meets “Superbad” and “Pulp Fiction” with “plenty of action and lots of girl power.” (The Playlist) While a description like that would normally equate to a cringe-worthy two hours in the making, the thought of Ronan and Mulligan as a powerful female duo is entertaining to say the least. Fletcher’s scripting abilities are also another positive element to consider.
A filming schedule doesn’t seem to be set, but according to Showbiz 411 Violet and Daisy could start pre-production sometime this summer: