New mum Evan Rachel Wood is in talks to star in a spin-off to hit film 10 Things I Hate About You.

The 1999 film's director Gil Junger is developing a new movie titled 10 Things I Hate About Life, and he's keen for Wood to join actor Thomas MCDonell in the project, according to

The film will centre on a depressed and desperate couple which shared suicidal thoughts.

Julia Stiles and the late Heath Ledger starred in 10 Things I Hate About You, but their characters are not expected to feature in the new movie.