April 19, 2006 02:56:24 GMT
Australian actress Abbie Cornish has signed on to play the female lead in director Kimberly Peirce's Iraq War drama "Stop-Loss."
Aussie actress Abbie Cornish has inked a deal to star as the lead role in Paramount Pictures' upcoming project "Stop-Loss".
From Kimberly Peirce's direction, the film is of drama action genre which story centers on a soldier who returns home from Iraq to Texas and is called to duty again through the military's "stop-loss" procedure. The soldier then refuses to return to battle.
Besides directing, Peirce also is giving hand at producing and writing the script alongside Mark Richard. Paramount Pictures reportedly is eyeing a late summer start date.