Directed by John Erick Dowdle (The Poughkeepsie Tapes, Devil), “The Coup follows an American family living in Southeast Asia who get caught in the middle of a violent revolution. They must flee to safety while being hunted by a murderous rebel leader.
Bell will play Annie Dwyer, a woman who is loved by everyone and has a seemingly perfect family life, but wonders sometimes if she should be happier than she is.
Dowdle wrote the script with his brother Drew Dowdle.
Production is slated to begin in Thailand on Oct. 31.