Actress Daisy Ridley, known for her role as Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, is set to star in a new Die Hard-like thriller movie directed by Martin Campbell, the filmmaker behind Casino Royale and GoldenEye.
The film, titled “The Inventor,” follows the story of a young scientist who creates a groundbreaking new technology. However, when she discovers that her invention has been stolen and is being used for nefarious purposes, she must fight to reclaim her creation and bring those responsible to justice.
Ridley will play the role of the young scientist, while Campbell will direct the film from a screenplay by Matthew Stravitz. The project is being produced by Xeitgeist Entertainment Group, a production company focused on creating commercial films and television series.
In a statement, Ridley expressed her excitement for the project, saying, “I am thrilled to be working with Martin Campbell on this exciting new film. The Inventor is a gripping thriller with a strong female lead, and I can’t wait to bring this character to life.”
Campbell also expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, “I’m delighted to be working with Daisy Ridley on this film. She’s an incredibly talented actress and I know she’ll bring a lot to the role of the Inventor. We’re all excited to get started on this project and bring this story to the screen.”
The film is currently in pre-production, with no release date announced yet. However, with Ridley and Campbell attached, “The Inventor” is sure to generate buzz and anticipation among moviegoers and fans alike.