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Casting Watch: Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood Head 'Into the Forest'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 21, 2013 at 2:50PM

Ellen Page is set to produce and star opposite Evan Rachel Wood in a film adaptation of Jean Hegland's novel "Into the Forest." Patricia Rozema ("Grey Gardens," "Mansfield Park") is helming from her adapted screenplay.
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Ellen Page
Ellen Page

Ellen Page is set to produce and star opposite Evan Rachel Wood in a film adaptation of Jean Hegland's novel "Into the Forest." Fellow-Canadian Patricia Rozema ("Grey Gardens," "Mansfield Park") is helming from her adapted screenplay.

Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood

"Into the Forest" centers on two sisters struggling to survive following the collapse of society in the not-too-distant future. 

Page, who tweets at @EllenPage, recently starred in Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij's "The East" as an eco-terrorist; she has "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in the pipeline, as well as being attached to Fox's "Queen and Country," adapted from the Greg Rucka comic book series. Wood has "Charlie Countryman" coming up (trailer here), where she stars opposite Shia LaBeouf in a Euro-set thriller.


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.