Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne Lead True Crime Drama

Netflix has released the first official photos for The Good Nurse, the upcoming film adaptation of Charles Graeber’s true crime novel. The film stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain, who have been both attached to the project since 2018. The photos, which you can check out below, give us our first look at Redmayne and Chastain’s characters, with Chastain’s character trying to befriend a potential serial killer in hopes of gaining his trust. RELATED: The Gray Man Review: A Fun but Unremarkable Action ThrillerBased on Charles Graeber’s 2014 novel of the same name, The Good Nurse is a true story that centers around the pursuit and capture of serial killer Charlie Cullen, who is also known as the “Angel of Death.” Cullen is one of the most prolific serial killers in history. He killed more than 300 patients over the course of 16 years, which were spread across nine hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The film will be led by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl, Fantastic Beasts) as Charlie Cullen, who was caught by two former Newark homicide detectives with the help of Amy Loughren, who Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game, Zero Dark Thirty) is set to portray. Loughren is a nurse and Cullen’s co-worker, whose bravery and dogged pursuit helped end the killing spree.RELATED: More Fear Street Movies in Development at NetflixThe Good Nurse will be directed by Danish writer-director Tobias Lindholm, which will mark his first time directing an English-language feature film. It will be written by 1917 scribe Krysty Wilson-Cairns, with Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa (Requiem For A Dream, Black Swan) led by Scott Franklin and FilmNation serving as producers. The project was previously set up at Lionsgate.

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