WEEK IN WOMEN: Jessica Chastain to star in LOSING CLEMENTINE – Brandy McDonnell reports
Jessica Chastain will play a troubled artist in the comedy-drama “Losing Clementine,” helmed by Argentine filmmaker Lucía Puenzo (“Cromo,” “The German Doctor”).
Sentient Entertainment’s Renee Tab picked up the feature rights to Ashley Ream’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name and brought “Better Call Saul” writer and producer Ann Cherkis onboard to adapt the screenplay.
The story follows renowned, razor-tongued artist Clementine Pritchard (Chastain) who has decided she’s had enough of life. After ditching her prescriptions, she gives herself 31 days to tie up loose ends – finish one last painting, make nice with her ex-husband, find a home for her cat – before she kills herself. While checking off her bucket list, she uncovers secrets about her family and the tragedy that befell her mother and sister. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.