Angelina Jolie to Star in THE KEPT

Angelina Jolie to Star in THE KEPT

Angelina Jolie will star in the "The Kept," according to Variety. The film, which Imperative Entertainment recently acquired the rights to, is an adaption of the novel of the same name by James Scott.

The film is set in the winter of 1897, and follows a trio of killers that descends upon an isolated farm in upstate New York. Midwife Elspeth Howell returns home to the carnage: her husband and four of her children, murdered. Before she can discover her remaining son Caleb, alive and hiding THE KITCHEN pantry, another shot rings out over the snow-covered valley. Caleb, who is 12 years old, must tend to his mother until she recovers enough for them to take to the frozen wilderness IN SEARCH OF the men responsible.

In addition to starring, Jolie will produce with Alice Birch writing the adaptation.

Imperative Entertainment's Also producing are Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas of Imperative Entertainment. The company's head of film, Jillian Apfelbaum, will oversee development and production.

Jolie recently finished filming the sequel to "Maleficent" and began filming "Come Away."

Read the original article on Variety.

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