Zooey Deschanel in talks for Enchantress of Numbers

Zooey Deschanel is in talks to star in upcoming feature Enchantress of Numbers.

 

Deschanel is circling the lead role of Ada Lovelace, a 19th century author, math genius and daughter of Lord Byron.


The film would chronicle Lovelace’s life and her effort to help Charles Babbage design an “analytical engine”, a calculating machine and the forerunner to the modern computer.

 

Driving Miss Daisy helmer Bruce Beresford is to direct the film.