Young ‘True Grit’ Star Toplines Lionsgate’s ‘Dead Of Winter’

Lionsgate is getting behind Dead of Winter (formerly Hopscotch), a new thriller from Hopscotch Pictures and Wind Dancer Films, Bloody Disgusting learned exclusively.

Hailee Steinfeld (pictured below; True Grit, Romeo and Juliet) is signed on to star as Josephine, a young girl who has recently lost her mother. She joins her family members who are thrown into conflict with each other, nature, and a crazed killer when they are isolated in their mountain home during a snowstorm. Sarah Conradt penned the screenplay.

Sukee Chew, Judd Payne and Sherryl Clark produce with a shoot date forthcoming. The hunt for a director is ongoing.Hailee Steinfeld