Jessica Chastain Facing Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak
And the truly stellar casting news continues for the next film Guillermo del Toro is directing for Legendary Pictures, Crimson Peak. Read on to find out just who the next folks moving into this big screen haunted house will be.
As per Variety, Jessica Chastain (Mama, Zero Dark Thirty) is in final negotiations to co-star in the flick alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Stone and Charlie Hunnam with Guillermo del Toro directing. Plot details are unknown as del Toro and Lucinda Coxon work through a rewrite on a script del Toro and Matthew Robins originally penned.
Del Toro previously described the film as “a very set-oriented, classical but at the same time modern take on the ghost story. It will allow me to play with the conventions of the genre I know and love and at the same time subvert the old rules.”
Legendary will produce and be a participating financing partner on the movie, with Universal Pictures retaining an option to finance at a later date.
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