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    Jessica Chastain Wants To Star In ‘The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo’. Is The Book Based On A Real Story?

    Jessica Chastain sparked a BookTok craze. The Oscar winner has commented on the ongoing fan casting for the impending Netflix rendition of ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.’ Fans have long favored the 45-year-old actress to play Celia St. James, a central figure in the book and Evelyn Hugo’s constant covert lover.

    When Chastain recently appeared as a guest on ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen‘, she was questioned about if she was aware of fans’ desire for her to acquire the role. Know how she responded.

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    Jessica Chastain To Star In The ‘Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo’ Movie?

    Jessica Chastain is interested in the adaptation of the book

    The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo‘ will be adapted for Netflix. Jessica Chastain has expressed her interest to be in it. The Golden Globe winner claimed she had been aware of the enthusiastic fan casting surrounding the fictional character while appearing on ‘Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen‘. The actress answered a fan’s inquiry by saying, “I do know there’s an online thing about it.” Later, Chastain said that Netflix may “send her a script” for the movie.

    Though Netflix hasn’t currently signed anyone for the movie, it’s still exciting to expect Chastain being a part of it. Fans on BookTok and Bookstagram are thrilled at Jessica’s response and are urging Netflix to approach the actress.

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    What Are Netflix’s Plans For The Adaptation?

    The decision to adapt the novel for the big screen has been hotly debated by fans. Many think that it would work better as a limited series because Reid divided the novel into seven parts, each of which can focus on one of Evelyn Hugo’s seven husbands. Liz Tigelaar, the creator of Emmy-nominated Hulu miniseries ‘Little Fires Everywhere‘, will adapt the book for Netflix. Reid will collaborate on the project with Tigelaar as well.

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    Nibir Konwar
    Nibir Konwar
    Nibir is nineteen, an autumn lover, and a poetry enthusiast. She loves Taylor Swift, Jeff Buckley, Sally Rooney and everything that's blue. She has had one year of experience as a content writer at First Curiosity and writes poetry and researches on literary criticism in her free time. Nibir is also an ardent reader and a fierce feminist. She aspires to author books someday and be an advocate for mental health.

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