Michelle Rodriguez has a new (re)assignment…
The 37-year-old Puerto Rican and Dominican-American actress will star in Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale.
Rodriguez, one of the stars of The Fast and the Furious films,will star in the title role in the crime noir thriller feature film opposite Sigourney Weaver.
Directed by Walter Hill from a screenplay he wrote based on a story by Denis Hamill, the film centers on an ace assassin (Rodriguez) who is double crossed by gangsters and a rogue plastic surgeon (Weaver). Rodriguez’s character is turned into a woman by Weaver.
The story becomes a trail of self-discovery and redemption against a criminal mastermind opponent.
Producers are eyeing a November 9 production start in Vancouver.
The Solution Entertainment Group will introduce it to buyers at the upcoming American Film Market
Rodriguez, who earned acclaim in her film debut Girlfight, most recently starred in Furious 7. She also voiced a character in the 2013 animated film Turbo.