24 March 2014 1:23 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Ellen Page is getting busy, with a couple projects in the cooker that will be worth keeping an eye out for. First up, she's joined the John Belushi biopic starring Emile Hirsch, taking the role of the late comedian's wife. Steve Conrad (the writer behind "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty" and director of "The Promotion") is behind the camera for this one that will track Belushi's rise, from "Saturday Night Live" through his brief film career, before his sudden passing of a drug overdose at the age of 33.  And when Page is done that gig, she's got another movie brewing in "Queens And Country," which has just landed Craig Viveiros to direct. Based on a graphic novel, this one "centers on a British agent Tara Chace going on the run from her own people as she tries to bring down a terrorist on English soil." John Rogers ("Transformers," "Catwoman") is writing the script, »


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