Deadline is exclusively reporting that Sony have landed the spec Marian with Margot Robbie attached to star in.
The script, penned by newcomer Pete Barry, is based on the character from Robin Hood folklore. The story goes that 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.
Donald De Line and Amy Pascal will serve as producers on the project along with Margot Robbie’s label LuckyChap Entertainment and Rock Shaink under the Romark Entertainment banner.