class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-109077″ title=”Ellen Page” src=”×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”220″ height=”150″ />Ellen Page (Inception) has signed on to star in The East.

Page, who takes over from Felicity Jones (Albatross) after she was forced to drop out, will star alongside Brit Marling (Another Earth) and Alexander Skarsgård (Melancholia) in the indie-thriller.

The East centers on a woman (Marling) who infiltrates an anarchist group known as ‘The East’.

Zal Batmanglij, who directed Marling in this year’s Sundance hit Sound of My Voice, is attached to direct.

Source: Variety