Up and Comer Felicity Jones Circling Fox Searchlight’s “THE EAST”


is in early talks to join fellow Sundance ‘It’ girl Brit Marling in the dramatic thriller for producers Ridley Scott and Michael Costigan. Jones, who is being eyed for the lead role of “Izzy” would play the counterpart to Marling’s infiltrating spy “Sarah Moss”. The film, which was co-written by Marling and Zal Batmanglij, and will also be helmed by Batmanglij, centers on a private contracting firm tasked with protecting big corporations from radical environmentalists and anti-business extremists, who tasks its best and brightest agent, Sarah Moss, to infiltrate a mysterious terrorist organization known only as ‘The East’.

Jones, who was last seen in “Cemetery Junction” and on the festival circuit in “Like Crazy, has both of those films set for a 2011 release, as well as “Cheerful Weather For The Wedding”. She is repped by and .



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