James Purefoy Has "Vendetta"
will join Natalie Portman
in the big screen adaptation of Alan Moore's comic book, "V for Vendetta
," according to the Hollywood Reporter
. Purefoy will play the title character, V, a freedom fighter who is trying to oust the repressive government in Great Britain in an alternate reality. A woman (Portman) he rescued from the secret police becomes his co-conspirator. James McTeigue
will direct from a script by Andy
and Larry Wachowski