Ellen Page plans her directorial debut with Anna Faris-starring road trip film
It also includes a high school choir!
By Kate Erbland Feb 8, 2013 12:22AM
Actress Ellen Page has been around long enough that it was really only a matter of time before the thespian decided to take her talents behind the camera. Now Variety reports that Page has done just that and has begun lining up the pieces for her directorial debut, a film we're certainly hoping is a comedy, given its premise and its leading lady.
The outlet reports that Page will direct "Miss Stevens," which is set to star funny lady Anna Faris as the eponymous character. The film will center on Faris' high school teacher, who is tasked with chaperoning "a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition." And hijinks will ensue?
The film's screenplay has been penned by Julia Hart, whose feature debut, "The Keeping Room" will begin filming soon with a cast that includes Olivia Wilde and Hailee Steinfeld. That film is a Civil War-set drama, which basically gives us no insight into what "Miss Stevens" will entail. (Seriously, let's pray for comedy.)