Jessica Chastain (‘Interstellar’, ‘Blackest Night’, ‘Molly’s Game’) has responded on Twitter to a viral video that was broadcast on TikTok, in which the actress politely refuses to sign the copy of ‘The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ that a fan offered him and he only takes a photo with her. She in the video says that she can’t sign it because she “she’s not going to do that” (the adaptation of the novel that Netflix plans). Fans of the book had been theorizing on social media for months about which actors would work best in the movie, and Chastain was a big favorite.
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The actress I have answered to the situation on Twitter: “I’ve been asked many times to sign books that I’m not contractually bound to,” she says, “but it’s like take me credit for someone else’s work.”
I know how excited many you are about adaptations. Please don’t read too much into a video. There is no news about anything. Except that I’m onstage until June 10th. Hope to see you? #ADollsHouse
? Jessica Chastain (@jess_chastain) April 19, 2023
says that It doesn’t mean that I read a bad script.and it is that a few months ago on the television program ‘Watch What Happens Live’, the presenter asked her if she was aware of how many people wanted her for the adaptation of ‘Evelyn Hugo’ and she replied: “I know there is something on the internet about. Of course, send me the scriptThis only increased fans’ confidence that Chastain would collaborate with Taylor Jenkins Reid to adapt her novel, not into the title role, but as Cecilia St. James.
“I know how excited many of you are about the adaptations,” he continued on Twitter: “Don’t overanalyze a video. There is no news about anything. Except I’ll be on stage until June 10.” He’s referring to his Broadway play ‘A Doll’s House,’ directed by Jamie Lloyd, which is a reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s play about the situation of a married woman in the society of the late nineteenth century.
The adaptation was announced by Netflix last year, after the success of the novel on TikTok and having sold over a million copies. The scriptwriter of the project would be Liz Tigelaar (‘Little Fires Everywhere’) and the producers would be Jenkins Reid and Margaret Chernin. Not yet confirmed no cast memberso fans can only continue to speculate.
Jenkins Reid’s literary work is having great success in changing mediums, as the March 3rd premiered ‘Everybody Loves Daisy Jones’, the prime video series based on his novel and starring Riley Keough and Sam Claflin. ‘One True Love’ has just been released in the United States, based on the book of the same name, and is also running Hulu’s adaptation of ‘Malibu Reborn’.