According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosario Dawson is attached to star in Descent, a psychological thriller she also is producing via her newly formed production banner, Trybe Films.

Dawson will play Maya, a college coed who turns into a vengeful seductress after a shocking act of violence. Descent was written by Talia Lugacy and Brian Priest. Lugacy also is directing. Dawson, Lugacy and Priest are Trybe's principals.

Morris S. Levy of New York's MEGA Films is producing in association with Trybe. A September start date is being eyed.

Dawson recently starred in Sin City and is filming Rent.