Variety reports that Jessica Chastain is in negotiations to star in The Forgiven.
Should the It: Chapter 2 star board the project she is set to star alongside Ralph Fiennes and Caleb Landry Jones in the big-screen adaptation of the Lawrence Osborne novel.
Also starring are Saïd Taghmaoui and Mark Strong.
The film follows the impact of a tragic accident in the lives of an English couple attending a party at a luxurious desert villa in Morocco. Playing the couple are Fiennes and Chastain, but it won’t be the first time the two have teamed on screen — they previously starred together in Coriolanus in 2011.
Directing The Forgiven is John Michael McDonagh.