Page and McCarthy Plan Directorial Debuts and Tom Hardy Set for Real Time Thriller, 'Locke'

1.) Ellen Page plans to make Miss Stevens her directorial debut and has Anna Farris attached to star as a teacher who chaperones a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition. Julia Hart, who also wrote the upcoming Hailee Steinfeld/Olivia Wilde Civil War drama The Keeping Room, is penning the script. Variety 2.) Melissa McCarthy will co-direct the New Line comedy Tammy with her husband Ben Falcone (Air Marshall Jon from Bridesmaids). The couple also co-wrote and will produce the pic. McCarthy was already attached to star in the pic when original director Beth McCarthy-Miller backed out of the job. The studio reached out to Rob Reiner, but the two parties couldn't reach a deal, so they turned to their star because they'd hate to miss their window to work with such a hot commodity. The film follows a woman who hits the road with her hard-drinking grandmother after
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