Alice” tells the true story of a slave in the antebellum South who escapes from her secluded plantation only to discover a shocking reality that lies beyond the tree line. The film will mark Stampede’s second feature to go into production after “Pink Skies Ahead,” as well as the first feature made under the Steel Springs Pictures banner. Filming is expected to commence in Louisiana in early 2020.
Ver Linden recently sold her 2018 Black List script “Ride” to Lionsgate with Jill Soloway set to direct. She also wrote the script for the biopic “Ashe,” about tennis great Arthur Ashe. Ver Linden also worked with Quentin Tarantino for seven years, assisting on “Django Unchained” and “Inglourious Basterds.”