Paramount Pictures have confirmed that Hailee Steinfeld is to star in forthcoming film Forgotten.
The film is set to be an adaptation of a forthcoming novel by Cat Patrick, reports Deadline.com. It will be a a mixture of teen romance and sci-fi.
Steinfeld will play the character London Lane – a teenager whose memory is erased every night and who can ‘remember’ events from the future.
The plot sees things change for London when she meets a boy at school and finds that she can’t see him in her future memories.
Fake Empire‘s Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are signed on to produce the film. Patrick‘s book is due to be published by Little Brown in June.
Steinfeld played Mattie Ross in the Coen Brothers’ True Grit. The performance resulted in a nomination for her in the Best Supporting Actress category for the Oscars this year. The ceremony takes place on February 27 in Los Angeles.