An adaptation of the 1932 novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the movie will also star Peter Mullan and will be directed by Terence Davies. The model has been tapped to play Chris Guthrie, a young woman who rallies her Scottish farming family ahead of the First World War. Deyn told British Vogue, “When I read the script I fell completely in love with the character and the story.” Presumably there will be no nipple tassels involved.
Agyness Deyn arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards at Grosvenor House on March 25, 2012 in London, England. Photo: Dave M. Benett/Getty Images