Sarah Paulson, lately of STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP will play Ellen Dolan in the SPIRIT movie, it’s being reported:
Paulson…joins Eva Mendes and Scarlett Johansson in the dark supernatural tale about a young cop who returns from the dead to fight crime, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.
While Mendes and Johansson will play femme fatales, Paulson is set to play the hero’s more genuine love interest, Dr. Ellen Dolan, the police commissioner’s daughter.
Other cast members include Gabriel Macht as the Spirit, Samuel L. Jackson as the Octopus and Dan Lauria as Commissioner Dolan. Of course, no one will notice with Paulson, Mendes and Johansson on screen, wethinks.