Daisy Ridley starring in Kolma

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 20 April 2016
Daisy Ridley at the Academy Awards

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley set to star in new fantasy thriller Kolma

Daisy Ridley will star in 'Kolma'.

The 24-year-old actress will be in the fantasy thriller movie that has 'The Diary Of A Teenage Girl's Marielle Helller in negotiations to direct and J.J. Abrams on board to produce.

'Kolma' draws from a 2003 Israeli movie of the week known as 'All I've Got'.

It is being described as a blend of 'The Notebook' and Albert Brooks' 1991 fantasy romance 'Defending Your Life' , in terms of its a romance and a fantasy tale in which an old woman about to be reunited with her husband in death must decide whether she'll cross over or make the choice to go back to the fateful day 50 years previously when her life changed in a car crash which killed her long-lost love.

Daisy, 24, will be playing the girl in the young couple who are involved in the fateful crash.

It will be the second time Abrams and Daisy have worked together after the director cast her as an unknown as Rey in sci-fi blockbuster

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

Megan Holley has written the most recent draft of the script, with the film set up at Paramount via his Bad Robot company.

Daisy is currently shooting 'Star Wars: Episode VIII', which Rian Johnson.

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