Watts eyes Jody Williams

Naomi Watts in talks to star in the film from writer-director Audrey Wells

Naomi Watts is in negotiations to topline My Name Is Jody Williams.


The screenplay  tells the true story of Jody Williams, a strong-willed teacher working for a temporary employment agency who left her life in Washington to pursue an unlikely career in global activism. Almost a decade and a half later, Williams was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for leading an international campaign to eradicate land mines.


Audrey Wells (Under the Tuscan Sun) is attached to direct with Melissa Goddard executive producing.