The dramatic thriller Violet & Daisy starring Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) and Saoirse Ronan (Hanna) has been picked up by Cinedigm Entertainment Group. The teen assassination tale also stars James Gandolfini and was directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher (Precious) who made his feature film directorial debut with the project.
Cinedigm's aiming for a 2013 theatrical release.
The official synopsis: "Violet & Daisy stars Ronan and Bledel as two young, pop culture-obsessed assassins in New York City who accept what they think will be a quick and easy job until an unexpected target, played by James Gandolfini, throws their plan into chaos"
Cinedigm's Vice President of Acquisitions, Theatrical Vincent Scordino announced the pickup, stating, "Geoffrey has once again created a uniquely profound coming-of-age story that effortlessly mixes gritty realism with pop culture fantasies."
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