Daisy Ridley to star in The Marsh King’s Daughter

DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE (February 18, 2021): Star Wars lead Daisy Ridley has been set to star in the movie adaptation of hit psychological-thriller novel The Marsh King’s Daughter, we can reveal.

Limitless and Divergent filmmaker Neil Burger is newly aboard to direct the film, which heralds from Black Bear, Anonymous Content and STX International, which will be selling the hot package at the upcoming virtual EFM.

Ridley will star as Helena, a woman living a seemingly ordinary life, but hiding a dark secret: her father is the infamous “Marsh King,” the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. After a lifetime of trying to escape her past, Helena is forced to face her demons when her father unexpectedly escapes from prison. Read the full announcement.

 

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