Jessica Chastain is the new star of the upcoming film that Misha Green will direct for Netflix. Let’s find out together everything we know about the plot, the cast and the release date.
Jessica Chastain will star in the next film directed by Misha Greenbased on a short story by Chris Hicks and produced by Netflix. It was revealed Deadlines:reported that the streaming giant is closing a six-figure deal to buy the story and that the competition to get it was particularly tough.
Jessica Chastain to star in Misha Green’s new film
Deadlines in fact, he reported that as many as 5 bidders have tried to win the story in the last few hours, but they have been the winners Netflix And Warner Broswhich he then yielded, given that Green had asked for the film to be produced by a streaming platform. The story that has aroused all this interest is a short story (just 22 pages), it’s called I Am Not Alone and is written by Chris Hicks and tells of a woman, mother of a teenager, whose life is turned upside down due to very strong migraines that cause her to see hallucinated creatures. Behind the sci-fi veneer lies a mother’s desire to protect her daughter from a danger that only she can see.
Jessica Chastain has been chosen to play the lead role and, through her company, Freckle Picture, will be one of the producers of the film together with the director Green and Kelly Carmichael. Other producers are Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon of Genre Films, Craig Flores of Bread & Circuses Entertainment, Scott Glassgold and Peter Katz. This is the second collaboration between Kinberg and Jessica Chastainhaving worked on The Martian, X-Men: Dark Phoenix and 355. Regarding the adaptation of I Am Not Alone Kinberg said:
“I’m a huge fan of Misha’s work, so when I was sent this story and I heard he was involved I freaked out. Misha’s vision is unlike anything I’ve ever had. Jessica makes it even more dreamy.”
At the moment, no other cast members have been announced, nor a possible release date for the project, as it is still in the early stages.