The recently Oscar-nominated actress is in talks to take the lead in the third feature-length film by J.C. Chandor, according to Variety.
The, Zero Dark Thirty, star is in the running to share the big screen with the Spanish actor Javier Bardem. The villain from, Skyfall, will come over to the good side in the forthcoming film, whose plot remains under wraps.
A Most Violent Year, will mark Chandor's return to directing after Margin Call and All is Lost, two films which received widespread praise from critics. Production for the film is not scheduled to start before 2014. In the meantime, Jessica Chastain will play roles in Christopher Nolan's, Interstellar and Niki Caro's, The Zookeeper's Wife.