Matt Reeves will unleash the diva in Hailee Steinfeld in Netflix's upcoming feature Idol.
Hell nos and headphones are paying for the new kid. Hailee Steinfeld is in talks to star in and produce Idol, a musical drama for Netflix. The feature film will be produced by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves's 6th & Idaho production company, according to Variety.
Netflix beat out Universal and Paramount for the project. Reeves will not direct the film. He is currently developing The Batman film at Warner Bros. Pictures, and the science fiction series Recursion for Netflix.
The screenplay was written by Matt King. Federal, Republic Records' film division, already has a deal to release the original soundtrack. Steinfeld, who hit the charts with singles like “Love Myself” and “Starving,” may also be involved in the music.
Steinfeld sang "I wanna be like most