The 30-year-old actress will star in Randall Emmett’s action thriller, and joins previously confirmed cast members Robert De Niro, John Malkovich, Jack Huston and Colson ‘Machine Gun Kelly’ Baker.
The film revolves around a recovering opioid addict seeking revenge on the dealers responsible for selling the drugs that led to his fiancé’s death. Adam Taylor Barker wrote the script with filming in Georgie and Puerto Rico.
Ella will play the role of Ruby Red, described as a radiant young woman with a troubled past who is finally getting clean and hoping to start a new life with her fiancé (Huston). Her recovery is threatened when she meets a bitter drug dealer who wants to destroy everything she’s worked towards.
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Randall has made a number of films including “The Irishman” before turning to direct, and expressed his delight in working with the all-star cast.
The 49-year-old filmmaker said: “I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Bob again after many collaborations including ‘The Irishman’ as producer. I am so grateful that he is now supporting me as a filmmaker.
“Colson was always my first choice to star in the film, and John has been an icon of mine since I was a kid. Having connected both of them with Bob is a dream come true. “
Emmett will be producing the film for the Emmett / Furla Films banner with regular partner George Furla. Alex Eckert, Nicholas D’Angelo and Lydia Hull are all serving as executive producers.
Randall is also in the process of making his directorial debut, “Midnight in the Switchgrass,” starring Megan Fox and Bruce Willis.