Evan Rachel Wood isin talks to star in 18 Wheel Butterfly written by Christian Divine which will be helmed by Michael Polish, and produced by Aaron Magnani.
Variety reports that the film is being described as a cross between comedy Smokey and the Bandit and crime drama Thelma and Louise.
The film takes place in Texas in summer, 1977 and has Wood as Rainbeaux, a driver who must dodge te law as well as fellow truckers and a bounty hunter due to a crime she's accused of, but didn't commit.
Magnani of Water Bear/Aaron Magnani Productions will produce alongside Mark and Michael Polish's Polish Brothers Construction.
Sources say that there's no start of production as of yet due to Magnani seeking financiers for 18 Wheel Butterfly.
Wood is an indie film specialist, with strong performances in Thirteen, Mickey Rourke starrer The Wrestler helmed by Darren Aronofsky (Noah, Black Swan), Woody Allen's Whatever Works and Robert Redford's flop The Conspirator.
The Polish brothers are responsible for films like The Astronaut Farmer, Northfolk and Twin Falls Idaho.