Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Angelina Jolie is ready to claim her next role, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The 34 year old Oscar winner is getting ready to team up with director Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler) for an adaptation of Ron Rash's 2008 period tome Serena: A Novel.
Set in the rugged mountains of 1929 North Carolina, Serena follows a man named George Pemberton and his new bride, Serena, as they create a timber empire. Serena not only takes to the woods, but she also pushes her husband to commit more and more ruthless acts. When she learns she cannot bear a child, Serena sets out to murder the son her husband fathered illegitimately.