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Joe Wright currently filming teen assassin flick 'Hanna' in Europe

Pride & Prejudice (as well as Atonement and The Soloist) acclaimed director Joe Wright is currently filming and directing his next film, a teen assassin flick, Hanna in Berlin, Germany (and other locations in Europe). He re-teamed with his Atonement lead star 16 year-old Academy Award nominee (The Lovely Bones) in this film as the title role character. Ronan co-stars with Eric Bana (The Time Traveler's Wife) and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett.

Updated 4/21/10:

See new photo and First look: Saoirse Ronan as killer 'Hanna'
 
Here's the synopsis of Hanna via IMDB...

Hanna (Ronan) is a teenage girl. Uniquely, she has the strength, the stamina, and the smarts of a solider; these come from being raised by her father (Bana), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland. Living a life unlike any other teenager, her upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own (Ms. Blanchett). As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity.
Focus Features (whose other films include Pride & Prejudice and Atonement) holds worldwide rights to this film, which is set for a 2011 release.

Here's part of the press release/article (from last month) more about Hanna (after the cut)...


Director Joe Wright's Adventure Thriller HANNA Begins Filming Next Week
Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana star in director Joe Wright's adventure thriller HANNA. Filming begins next week. LONDON, March 11, 2010 – The adventure thriller Hanna, directed by BAFTA Award winner Joe Wright, begins filming in... Read more!

JustJared.com has the first set pics of Hanna stars Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana on set pics, while Simply Miss Ronan has some on set pics of Saoirse Ronan.

Speaking of Saoirse Ronan, there's a rumor around circling the web that she might co-star with another P&P actress...Carey Mulligan And Saoirse Ronan May Team Up For 'Thelma And Louise'-Like Comedy, 'Violet and Daisy'

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