Jessica Chastain Set to Star and Produce New Action Film, Eve
The Hollywood Reporter brings word that two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain will both star and produce a new action movie titled Eve. The film will be co-produced by Chastain using her production company Freckle Films and Voltage Films. Further details about the film are being kept under wraps, but the outlet notes it is being described as “a character study.”
Eve will be written and directed by Matthew Newton (From Nowhere). In addition to Chastain, Kelly Carmichael, Nicolas Chartier, and Dominic Rustam will produce through Freckle Films. Jonathan Deckter will be executive producer and Babacar Diene will serve as co-producer for Voltage Films.
“Matthew is wonderfully adept at crafting complex and relatable characters. We’ve been fans of his work and are so thrilled to be partnering with him and Voltage on Eve,” Chastain and Carmichael told the outlet
Newton added, “I have always admired Jessica Chastain’s work. So when I wrote Eve, an intelligent, strong, and incredibly capable character, she was my immediate first choice to bring her to life. I am humbled and thrilled to be collaborating with Jessica and Voltage on the film.”
Chastain can next be seen in the now filming It Chapter Two and is also set to appear in X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
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