Anna to Star in “Hanna”

After we reported earlier today on Will Moseley’s new role in A Great Education, 220ChrisTian contacted us to say that Anna Popplewell has also landed a new movie role in the upcoming Hanna as the character of Sophie Domerc.

Hanna is about a 14-year-old who was raised by her father to be a cold-hearted killing machine. She connects with a French family who look to help ease her into a more conventional life. Starring Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, and Saoirse Ronan.

UPDATE: Anna was auditioning for the role but was not successful. The role has been given to Jessica Barden.

28 Responses

  1. narnian1 says:

    Cool! I already wanted to see that movie. I didn't know she'd be in though. Nice addition.

  2. Narniamiss says:

    After seeing Saoirse Ronan in the Lovely Bones, I am a huge fan. I can't wait to see this!

  3. narnia365 says:

    Woah, sounds great! That's terrific for Anna…
    Well, if this pattern keeps up, Skandar will be next! lol…

  4. King_Cor_the_Great says:

    i read about that earlier this week. i can't wait for both films now!!!!

  5. Lady Galadriel says:

    I'm glad to see Anna in something new! ๐Ÿ˜€

  6. Wonderful to see Anna acting again. I was afraid she had quit it for good now she's at university. I can't wait, and I must admit I'm far more likely to see this than Will's movie.

  7. eustacegirl says:

    anna Hanna! lol i cant wait im so gonna see it

  8. Tirian12 says:

    she's going to play a fourteen year old? isn't that a bit of a stretch? i mean she's what nineteen now? i will probably go see it, it sounds pretty good, but from what i've heard of the plot it sounds a lot like the movie Serenity, which is one of my all time favorites. This could be either good or bad. But, it is good to see her acting again.

    • Elf Maiden Archer of Rivendell says:

      No you guys, Saoirse Ronan's playing Hanna, and Anna plays Sophie Domerc.

  9. Elf Maiden Archer of Rivendell says:

    Cate Blanchett! Awesome! And Saoirse Ronan! They both worked with Peter Jackson! ;D

  10. ernesto says:

    Cool! I already wanted to see that movie. I didnโ€™t know sheโ€™d be in though. Nice addition.

  11. HighQueenofNarnia says:

    If this movie is any good, I'll be watching it as I have a high respect for both Anna and Saoirse. Oh, btw, if you didn't know this already, Saoirse is pronounced "Seer-sha". It's apparently Irish, and it's my cousin's name. Random comment, sorry. ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. narnian resident says:

    omg Cate Blanchett! Anna is so lucky to be working with her! she is so awesome!!

  13. ellz_bellz says:

    CATE BALNCHETT, ERIC BANNA, NAD SOAIRSE RONAN? my three favourite actors! seething with jealous rage right now hahah. nahh good on you anna!

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  15. silverPhoenix says:

    Sounds interesting. Glad to hear Anna's doing some film work. I live in the U.S. so I can't see her plays.

  16. Bookwyrm says:

    This definitely sounds like a better quality and more interesting movie than Will's new movie. But then Anna is the better actor of the two, so no surprise there I guess.

  17. Cameo says:

    I hope she will sign on to do horse and his boy cuz it would suck if they used another person comment if u think the same

  18. narniaandthenorth says:

    i would have expected better from anna.Killing? come on.

    • cameo says:

      i agree i hope she doesn't start doing a bunch of horrible r movies she will totally ruin her career that way!

  19. cameo says:

    I was watching a totally random movie called "Daniel Deronda" and she played as one of the sisters i was like wow

  20. Jesus Warrior says:

    My name is Anna and the character Hanna is fourteen just like me.

  21. King_Cor_the_Great says:

    she's not attached to the film anymore!!!!!