Wright in Talks to Direct ‘Hanna’

“Atonement” director looking at assassin girl thriller.

Last Updated: November 17, 2009 @ 5:15 AM

"Atonement” helmer Joe Wright is in talks to direct Focus Features’ action-adventure thriller “Hanna.” Marty Adelstein and Scott Nemes are producing.

The project has garnered considerable attention in director circles since getting set up at Focus in 2007, with Danny Boyle kicking its tires as a directing vehicle at one point and Alfonso Cuaron circling it in recent weeks.

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