Amazon in talks to acquire Emerald Fennell's 'Saltburn'

Amazon Studios is in negotiations to buy the rights for British actor-filmmaker Emerald Fennell's

next feature film "Saltburn".

According to a news portal, the studio is in active discussions

with production banner MRC for the project,

which will begin shooting in the UK later this year.

Fennell, who won an Academy Award for best original screenplay for her directorial debut

"Promising Young Woman",

will write and direct the new film, led by Rosamund Pike.

Though details about the project are scarce,