Jessica Chastain Joins Painkiller Jane

jessica-chastainDeadline is reporting that has signed on to star in Painkiller Jane based on the graphic novel series by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.

The film is about Jane Vasko, a NYPD cop who gets pulled in by the FBI to infiltrate a drug and human trafficking ring. In a near death experience, Jane gains regenerative abilities that makes her an unstoppable force seeking revenge to those who destroyed her life.

Lotus Entertainment's Lenny Beckerman will produce along with Solipsist Films' Stephen L'Heureux (Sin City: A Dame To Kill For) and Chastain through her Freckle Films banner.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.