Winner of the Golden Globe , two-time Oscar nominee and jury member of the current Cannes Film Festival Jessica Chastain ( Target One, The Servant) will star in Seducing Ingrid Bergman * ( Seducing Ingrid Bergman ), reports the portal Deadline .|
Chastain Freckle Films and YRF Entertainment will take over the production functions. Arash Amel (Princess of Monaco) prepared the script for the film, which is an adaptation of the 2012 novel of the same name by Chris Greenhalsh.
The film tells the story of a passionate romance between actress Ingrid Bergman, star of the Oscar-winning film "Casablanca", and the famous war photographer Robert Capa. Their relationship began in Paris immediately after World War II and then continued in Hollywood.
For the first time, information about the upcoming filming appeared in the summer of 2015. Then, James Mangold ("Interrupted Life", "Logan") was supposed to direct the picture, but at the moment the director's chair is vacant.
“ Jessica Chastain is the perfect actress to star in Seducing Ingrid Bergman . She is not the first time to portray strong and intelligent women. Her immeasurable talent is exactly what this role deserves. We also believe that as a producer of the film, she will bring her unique vision to it, ”said Udai Chopra, CEO of YRF Entertainment .
Chastain was last seen on the big screens in the war drama Zoo Keeper's Wife, and among her upcoming projects is a film about the princess of poker, Molly's Game, directed by Aaron Sorkin.
* - preliminary translation.
The Topic of Article: Jessica Chastain will be reincarnated as Ingrid Bergman.