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Jessica Chastain Cut From Xavier Dolan's New Movie

Jessica Chastain Cut From Xavier Dolan's New Movie
From Slashfilm - February 6, 2018

Dont expect to see Jessica Chastain in Xavier Dolans new movie. Donlans upcoming filmThe Death and Life of John F. Donovan has a phenomenal cast, but Jessica Chastainis no longer among them. Dolan recently revealed that after much deliberation, hes has cut Chastain and her character out of the film.

Wouldyou cut Jessica Chastain out of your movie? I sure as heck wouldnt, but Im not Xavier Dolan. The acclaimed Canadian filmmaker has been hard at work on his first English-language filmThe Death and Life of John F. Donovan, which boasts a cast that includesNatalie Portman, Thandie Newton, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Jacob Tremblay, Michael Gambon, Kit Harrington, and, until recently, Jessica Chastain. But anyone hoping to see Chastain in Dolans new film will now have to temper their expectations: the actress part has been cut.

Why Xavier Dolan Cut Jessica Chastain

The filmmaker took to his Instagram account to reveal that after a long period of reflection, hes decided to cut Chastains part from the film.

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