According to Vulture and Variety, Helena is in talks to join Carey Mulligan and Anne-Marie Duff in Suffragette — a film about the nineteenth and early twentieth century women’s right to vote movement. The period piece will be directed by Sarah Gavron (Brick Lane) and written by The Iron Lady scribe Abi Morgan.
Based on true events, the story revolves around the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement: women who were forced underground in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
Pathe Films and Film4 are co-financing the film, which will be produced by Faye Ward and Alison Owen and executive produced by Film4′s Katherine Butler and Pathe’s Cameron McCracken.
We’ll update if we hear more information! Exciting!