Hailee Steinfeld to star in indie film ‘Barely Lethal’



True Grit‘s Hailee Steinfeld has nabbed the lead role in the new film Barely Lethal. More details on the role from Deadline:

Hailee Steinfeld will headline the Brett Ratner-produced Barely Lethal, which Kyle Newman is directing from a script by John D’Arco. Steinfeld, nominated for an Oscar for True Grit, plays Megan, who is raised at a boarding school that trains children to be assassins. She has a quirky sense of humor but is clueless about normal life, so when she relocates to a small rural town she discovers dealing with high school is just as hard.