The first images featuring Rooney Mara on the set of Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming thriller The Bitter Pill have emerged online. In the movie, Mara plays Emily Hawkins, a sexy but unsettled young woman who is taking serious amounts of prescription drugs to deal with anxiety & depression surrounding the pending release of her husband from prison. This leads her into an affair with a doctor. Channing Tatum, Jude Law & Catherine Zeta-Jones all co-star. The movie is Mara’s first film under Soderbergh & Tatum’s third collaboration with the director. Scott Z. Burns penned the script & The Bitter Pill arrives March 13th 2012. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "Steven Soderbergh reteams with his Contagion screenwriter Scott Z. Burns for this psychological thriller starring Rooney Mara as a woman who turns to drugs in order to deal with her husband (Channing Tatum) being released from jail. Jude Law co-stars in the Annapurna Pictures production."