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Geena Davis and Joan Chen have joined Jessica Chastain in Eve, the action drama Tate Taylor is directing for Voltage Pictures, which made the announcement Friday.
Davis and Chen join an already impressive call sheet that features Colin Farrell, Common and John Malkovich.
The story centers on a cold-blooded assassin (Chastain) who is being hunted by her former employers, while also trying to tell her family the truth about the nature of her job.
Character details are being kept tight, but one source said that Davis may be playing Chastain’s mother. Chen may be playing a gangster who runs an underground poker game.
Production is underway in Boston. Chastain will produce with Freckle Films’ Kelly Carmichael alongside Nicolas Chartier and Dominic Rustam.
Voltage is financing Eve and handling international sales. Voltage will co-handle domestic with CAA.
Davis is the Oscar-winning vet from such classics Beetlejuice and Thelma & Louise as well as TV’s Commander in Chief. Chen recently starred in Netflix series Marco Polo and just wrapped Netflix movie Tigertail with John Cho.
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