Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld

Sixteen-year-old "True Grit" star Hailee Steinfeld has been cast in the lead role opposite Kevin Costner in an action film to be helmed by McG. The project is scripted by stylish French action director Luc Besson and currently has the working title "Three Days to Kill." Costner will play a secret service agent who discovers he is dying and must complete a final mission: Reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter (Steinfeld), and navigate the side effects of the experimental, life-prolonging drugs he's taking.

Steinfeld was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2010 for her turn in the Coen brothers' "True Grit." Here's our interview.