Sophie Turner, who shot to fame when cast as Sansa Stark in HBO's Game of Thrones, is to star alongside American starlet Hailee Steinfield, in a new indie action-comedy feature Barely Lethal.
The film follows a 16-year-old international assassin (played by Steinfield) yearning for a “normal”
adolescence who fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a
suburban high school. Samuel L. Jackson will play her mentor who trains her in the
Sophie (represented by Independent Talent) will play an undercover agent who enrolls in the high school to help capture the teen assassin.
Sophie will next be seen in her feature film debut starring in Isabel Coixet’s supernatural thriller Another Me (previously known as Panda Eyes) alongside fellow Brit Gregg Sulkin, which premieres at the Rome Film Festival.
Directed by Kyle Newman, Barely Lethal is due to start shooting in November.