Painkiller Jane film to be produced and star Jessica Chastain

Painkiller Jane, which previously had a made for TV movie (2005) and a TV series on SciFi (2007) looks to be adapted in to a film.

Painkillerjane, who first appeared in 22 Brides #1, before going into her own series, will be produced and star Jessica Chastain.


Jessica Chastain is set to star in and produce Painkiller Jane, from the self-titled graphic novel series written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.

Chastain, no stranger to playing tough female roles, will play Jane Vasko, a New York City street cop who gets recruited by the FBI to infiltrate a major NYC drug and human trafficking ring. In a near death experience, Jane develops exceptional regenerative abilities that give her a unique indestructible advantage. With nothing to live for and no way to die, Painkiller Jane becomes an unstoppable force of nature seeking revenge to those who destroyed her life as she leaves a path of death and destruction in her wake.

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. Bill Johnson, Jim Seibel, Ara Keshishian and Palmiotti will exec produce.


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4 Responses to Painkiller Jane film to be produced and star Jessica Chastain

  1. Arrowguy says:

    According to Deadline, Jessica Chastain from Interstellar and The Martian has been cast as Jane:

  2. Arrowguy says:

    oh – my bad! I didn’t see that part. Thanks!

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