Newswire: Zoe Saldana and Madison Wolfe to star in I Kill Giants
Variety reports Guardians Of The Galaxy‘s Zoe Saldana and Madison Wolfe (The Astronaut Wives Club, True Detective) will tackle behemoths (possibly imaginary ones) in I Kill Giants. Anders Walter will direct the film, which is adapted from the 2008 comic by Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura. Kelly wrote the screenplay and is co-producing along with Chris Columbus (through his 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment company) and Kim Magnusson, who produced Walter’s Oscar-winning short film Helium. Filming is scheduled to begin in 2016.
The story centers on Barbara (Wolfe), a young girl who retreats into her fantasy life—where she’s trying to save the world from giants—because her real life is plagued by parents who just don’t understand, a schoolyard bully, and an unwanted friend. Saldana will play a psychologist who tries to help Barbara distinguish between her real and imaginary lives.
Saldana recently …