Hildur Guðnadóttir (JokerChernobylSicario: Day of the SoldadoMary Magdalene) has been hired to score the upcoming drama Women Talking. The film is written and directed by Sarah Polley (Away from Her, Take This Waltz) and stars Frances McDormand, Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Sheila McCarthy, Judith Ivey, Michelle McLeod, August Winter, Liv McNeil, Kate Hallett and Ben Whishaw. The movie is based on the best-selling novel of the same title by Miriam Toews and follows a group of women in an isolated religious colony as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony’s men. McDormand is also producing the Orion Pictures production with Plan B Entertainment’s Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner & Dede Gardner (12 Years a Slave, Moonlight). Women Talking is expected to premiere at one of the major film festivals this year and is set to be released in theaters by MGM’s United Artists Releasing.

As previously reported, Guðnadóttir also has Todd Field’s TAR starring Cate Blanchett coming up.