Kate Moss wants to be a screen writer and director.

The 40-year-old model is keen ditch her 20-year career in fashion and is determined to produce her own thriller after becoming hooked on dark and gripping movies with her husband Jamie Hince, 45.

A source told the Daily Star newspaper: ''Kate and Jamie regularly watch deep psychological films with amazing photography and subtitles.''

The blonde beauty has been looking into scriptwriting lessons and has been speaking with her contacts in America in a bid to break Hollywood with her new ambition.

The source explained: ''She has been looking into scriptwriting and hopes to attend special lessons in directing and producing.

''She has also been speaking to a few Hollywood contacts.

''Kate very much wants to take things to the next level in Los Angeles and London.''

Meanwhile, Kate - who has 12-year-old daughter Lila with her ex-boyfriend Jefferson Hack - has previously tried her hand at music after appearing on Oasis' 'Be Here Now' album in 1997, before going on to land a non-musical role in the 2000 special 'Blackadder: Back & Forth'.

However, Kate is already set for a busy year ahead as she plans to launch a brand new collection for Topshop in April.