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Emily Blunt in Talks for Denis Villeneuve's Female-Driven Crime Drama 'Sicario'

April 3, 2014 (4:18 am) GMT
The 'Edge of Tomorrow' actress is expected to play a cop who accompanies mercenaries to the Mexican border and catch a drug lord.

is in negotiations to headline an upcoming crime film called "". She is expected to play a female cop from Tucson, Arizona who travels across the border to Mexico with mercenaries to track down a drug lord.

Denis Villeneuve ("") is attached to direct. "" actor Taylor Sheridan whose story "Comancheria" landed on Black List back in 2012 is tapped to write the screenplay which is in the vein of "".

Blunt will next share screen with in Doug Liman's sci-fi actioner "". She is also among the cast members of Disney's musical fantasy "" directed by Rob Marshall. The former is due in the U.S. on June 6, and the latter is slated for December 25.

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