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Kate Hudson Finds Everly
She'll battle killers!

01 February 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Kate Hudson Finds Everly

When you think of female action stars, chances are your mind flits to, say, Angelina Jolie, or Kate Beckinsale or even, more recently, Haywire's Gina Carano. We doubt it heads straight to Kate Hudson. But the actress, better known for her rom-coms, is looking to change all that with Everly.

Director Joe Lynch crafted the idea for the thriller before handing the concept over to Yale Hannon to crank out the script, which ended up on the Black List. Everly sees a down-on-her-luck woman (Hudson) fighting off assassins hired by her ex, who happens to be a nasty mob boss. So it's basically a wacky rom-com, but with lots more punching. All right, all right... It's a thriller.

The tweak this time is that the story is set entirely in one room, which makes us hope Lynch has lots of good ideas to make it work visually. Producers Adam Ripp and Rob Paris think so, and they're also convinced that Hudson can switch things up.

"When we heard that Kate wanted to make the transition into an action star, we knew we had found our Everly," they said in a statement picked up by the Hollywood Reporter. "The physicality and intensity of this role will be transformative for her." We'll see...


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