Variety reports that Alexis Bledel is joining Saoirse Ronan, James
Gandolfini and Danny Trejo in the upcoming Violet and Daisy, for director Geoffrey
Fletcher (Precious). The Oscar winner is making his directorial debut and will be producing with Bonnie Timmermann. The film centers
on a pair of teenage assassins who are lured into what is supposed to
be just another quick and easy job, only to find complications as the
man they’re supposed to kill is not what they expected. This will be a back-to-back killing for Ronan, who is also starring in Hanna, where she also plays a young assassin. Although Bledel does have experience in hatcheting men’s will to live with a couple of Traveling Pants flicks.
Bledel is also slated for Timeless, yet another film that centers on an assassin (Robert Kazinsky). She’ll also be seen in The Letters and horror films Sleepaway Camp Reunion and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2. Shooting on Violet and Daisy begins next week in New York.