‘Eve’ Cast Adds Geena Davis and Joan Chen to the Female Action Hero Roster

/Film | 10/19/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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Eve, an action movie starring Jessica Chastain, has just added two great cast members: Geena Davis and Joan Chen. The film follows an assassin being hunted by her former employers while struggling to tell her family about her deadly job. Davis is likely playing Chastain’s mother, while Chen is playing a gangster. All of this sounds amazing, and I’d like to see this movie immediately.

THR says that Geena Davis and Joan Chen have both joined the Eve cast alongside Jessica Chastain. The rest of the cast includes Colin Farrell, Common and John Malkovich. Characters details are still under-wraps, but THR says “that Davis may be playing Chastain’s mother. Chen may be playing a gangster who runs an underground poker game.”

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In Eve, Chastain plays “a cold-blooded assassin who is being hunted by her former employers while also trying to tell her family the truth about the nature of her job.” This plot actually sounds somewhat similar to a film Geena Davis starred in in 1996 – The Long Kiss Goodnight, in which Davis played a family woman with amnesia who discovers she used to be an assassin.

While this plot isn’t the most original, I’m sold. Chastain is one of the best actresses working right now – I’d go as far as saying I’ve never...
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