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Paramount to Produce Blake Lively Thriller ‘The Rhythm Section’

Attention thriller fans! Blake Lively is set to star in the movie adaptation of Mark Burnell’s ‘The Rhythm Section,’ and the project has landed at Paramount.


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The Rhythm Section is a contemporary adaptation of the first of Mark Burnell’s “Stephanie Patrick” series. Lively will play Patrick, whose family has died in a plane crash. After learning that this crash was not accidental, she dons the identity of an assassin in order to track down those responsible.


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The project will be directed by Reed Morano, the executive producer of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ with a script by Mark Burnell, and will be produced by ‘James Bond’ producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.


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