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Friday 26 December 2014

Chastain and Farrell to co-star

Jessica Chastain is to play the title role in Miss Julie
Jessica Chastain is to play the title role in Miss Julie

Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell have signed up to star in Miss Julie, according to reports.

Samantha Morton is also on board to co-star in the big screen adaptation of the 19th Century battle-of-the-sexes play, according to Variety.

Zero Dark Thirty actress Jessica will play Miss Julie, while Colin is tipped to take on the role of a servant who she is drawn to.

Liv Ullmann, who directed Cate Blanchett on stage in a production of A Streetcar Named Desire, is directing the film.

The Help actress Jessica, who has been Oscar-nominated for her role in Zero Dark Thirty, has been starring in Broadway play The Heiress.

Colin is currently filming fantasy story Winter's Tale, with Russell Crowe and Will Smith.

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