Yesterday we told you that Benedict Cumberbatch had signed up for a role in Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak and now today Variety is reporting that Jessica Chastain joined as well. Along with Cumberbach, the film stars Emma Stone and Charlie Hunnam. Damn, this is a pretty amazing cast so far.
Jessica Chastain has enjoyed a string of success with such movies as Mama and Zero Dark Thirty. Hopefully Crimson Peak keeps the ball rolling, because it’s shaping up to be a real powerhouse in terms of acting talent. At this point the only thing we can tell you about del Toro’s next project is that it’s described as a haunted house thriller. Stay tuned for more details!