Jessica Chastain gets rid of the glamor without makeup and casual wear to film the Connecticut serial killer drama The Good Nurse with co-star Noah Emmerich
Jessica Chastain was seen on the set of her serial killer drama The Good Nurse in Norwalk, Connecticut on Friday.
The 44-year-old star wore little makeup and wore a strawberry blonde wig as she was seen in a casual mauve top and blue jeans while chatting with her opponent Noah Emmerich who wore an olive green suit with a police badge.
The Netflix movie is about infamous serial killer Charlie Cullen, who is played by Eddie Redmayne, 39.
At work: Jessica Chastain was seen on the Norwalk, Connecticut set of her serial killer drama The Good Nurse on Friday holding her face shield in her hand
Chastain plays a nurse who worked with Cullen and risked her life to bring him to court.
Based on the book by author Charles Graeber, The Good Nurse tells the true story of the capture of Cullen (Redmayne).
Cullen was a nurse and serial killer who was involved in the deaths of up to 300 patients for 16 years. He operated in nine different hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Also in the movie are Kim Dickens, Anjelica Bosboom, Victor Cruz and Nnamdi Asomugha.
Zero glamor: The star, 44, wore little makeup and sported a strawberry blonde wig as she was seen in a casual mauve top and blue jeans while chatting with her opponent Noah Emmerich wearing an olive green suit with a police badge showing
Dark Movie: Chastain plays a nurse who worked alongside infamous serial killer Charlie Cullen and risked her life to bring him to court. The Good Nurse is based on author Charles Graeber’s book
The Good Nurse is directed by Tobias Lindholm.
The film will also star the NFL player turned actor Nnamdi Asomugha, who will play one of the lead detectives in the case, Danny Baldwin.
Chastain has The Eyes of Tammy Faye coming out later this year and The 355 in 2022, while Asomugha most recently starred opposite Tessa Thompson in the Amazon romance Sylvie’s Love.
Last month, Jessica stated that she will receive the same pay as her costars for the upcoming spy thriller movie The 355.
The movie also features Lupita Nyong’o, Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger.
Evil: Cullen (pictured) was a nurse and serial killer who was involved in the deaths of up to 300 patients for 16 years. He operated in nine different US hospitals
The actress spoke to Shape about how she brought the idea to her co-stars, noting that if they were considered promoters for the film, they should be paid accordingly.
‘A lot of times our names are used to sell movies, and that’s how the money is raised for them,’ she explained, ‘so I thought, if our names are sold, we have to be the owners of the movie. . ‘
She then told her castmates that instead of looking for a major studio to fully support the project’s financial goals, they would take an active role in raising funds for the film to get a direct share of the profits. receive.
The actress spoke of the pitch she gave to her co-stars: “We’re going to sell the distribution rights to increase the budget for the film, and then everyone will own a share of the box office.”
She’s versatile: Chastain made her West End debut in A Doll’s House at the Playhouse Theater. London in 2020