Jessica Alba set to go head-to-head with Hailee Steinfeld in Kyle Newman’s Barely Lethal
She'll soon be seen as Sartana in Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills, and it has emerged that Jessica Alba has joined Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L Jackson in Kyle Newman's action comedy Barely Lethal.
Screen Daily report that the film will centre around a 16 year old assassin played by Romeo and Juliet's Steinfeld who fakes her death and enrols in a suburban high school in the pursuit of a 'normal' life.
Alba is set to play Victoria Knox, the villain of the story alongside Jackson who will play the girls former employer.
As well as the aforementioned Machete Kills, Alba also has Escape from Planet Earth and A.C.O.D. awaiting UK release dates and Dear Eleanor and Stretch in post production and also returns to her role of Nancy Callahan in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For next August.
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