Kristen Stewart will portray Jean Seberg, the actress, French New Wave icon and civil rights activist, in upcoming political thriller Against All Enemies.
The story is inspired by the real life of the Breathless actress, reports Deadine, who was targeted by illegal FBI surveillance program COINTELPRO in the late ’60s.
The film will be directed by Benedict Andrews. Jack O’Connell, Anthony Mackie, Margaret Qualley and Colm Meaney also star.
Andrews said: “Anna [Waterhouse] and Joe [Shrapnel]’s brilliant screenplay combines the torque and epic scope of a conspiracy thriller with the raw intimacy of a love story.
“I’m thrilled to be working with such an extraordinary ensemble, led by some of the most outstanding actors working today in Kristen, Jack and Anthony. I can’t wait for the collision of these electric talents as Jean, Jack and Hakim.”