Actress Linda Fiorentino has purchased Jim Curtis' untitled screenplay about Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. According to Variety, she will be producing the film.

Fiorentino is considering directing the project as well, and might also star as the poet. Akhmatova's best-known poem is Requiem, which was written during Stalin's rule of terror.

There is no word on when the film would go before the camera.