Date: 9th March 2017
Sony has snapped up the rights to the hot spec script Marian from newcomer Pete Barry, which will reimagine the Robin Hood legend and sees Maid Marian succeeding Robin after the folk hero is killed in battle. Margot Robbie is attached to play Marian, and she is also producing through her LuckyChap Entertainment production company.
Described as "Braveheart meets Game of Thrones", the storyline for Marian is as follows: "After a conspiracy to conquer England in which the love of her life Robin Hood dies before her eyes, Marian picks up the cause to lead her people into a pivotal war. She comes to power, charging into a battle that will not only decide the fate of the kingdom but will see her don the mantle of the man she loved. In the process, she rises as a legend herself."
Source: Press Release
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