The film is directed by John Madden from a Jonathan Perera script. Chastain stars in the title role as a ruthless lobbyist notorious for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs, even when it puts her own career at risk.
The film is produced by FilmNation’s Ben Browning, Archery Pictures’ Kris Thykier and EuropaCorp’s Ariel Zeitoun. FilmNation’s Patrick Chu and Aaron Ryder serve as the executive producers.
Also starring are Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterston and John Lithgow.
Chastain has been nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for “The Help” and Best Actress for “Zero Dark Thirty.”