Director Matthew Newton exits Jessica Chastain action thriller Eve due to backlash

Actress Jessica Chastain came in for criticism this past week when it was announced that she had signed on to produce and star in Eve, an action-thriller from writer-director Matthew Newton. Newton ...

‘Eve’ Director Matthew Newton Leaves Jessica Chastain Action Film After Abuse Controversy

A little over a week ago, Jessica Chastain announced that she was going to begin development on a new film titled “Eve.” The film, which is said to be a “character-driven action movie,” was to be ...

Director Matthew Newton Drops Out of Jessica Chastain Movie After Backlash Over His History of Abuse

Director Matthew Newton Drops Out of Jessica Chastain Movie After Backlash Over His History of Abuse Facing public backlash over a history of abusive behavior toward girlfriends, filmmaker Matthew Newton has exited his upcoming film “Eve,” in which Jessica Chastain was set to star and produce. Read ...

Jessica Chastain’s ‘Eve’ Loses Director Matthew Newton After Backlash

Jessica Chastain’s ‘Eve’ Loses Director Matthew Newton After Backlash Matthew Newton has exited as director of Jessica Chastain’s “Eve” following online backlash due to his history of alleged assault and domestic violence. Newton, who suffers from bipolar disorder, ...

Director Matthew Newton Exits Jessica Chastain Film After Fans Call Out Past Abuse Accusations

Director Matthew Newton Exits Jessica Chastain Film After Fans Call Out Past Abuse Accusations Matthew Newton has announced that he will step down as director of Jessica Chastain’s new film, “Eve,” after fans called out past domestic abuse accusations against him. “Since the announcement of ...

Jessica Chastain's 'Eve' Director Drops Out of Movie After Backlash

Jessica Chastain's 'Eve' Director Drops Out of Movie After Backlash After mounting backlash over a history of alleged assault, Matthew Newton has dropped out as writer and director of the upcoming Jessica Chastain movie Eve. “Yesterday I notified Jessica Chastain and ...

Jessica Chastain Asked by Petitioners to Drop ‘Eve’ Director Over Past Assault Accusations

Jessica Chastain Asked by Petitioners to Drop ‘Eve’ Director Over Past Assault Accusations Petitioners are calling on actress Jessica Chastain to drop Matthew Newton, who has a history of physical assault accusations, as the director of her upcoming movie “Eve.” The Care2 petition, titled ...

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne in Talks to Star in Thriller ‘The Good Nurse’

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne in Talks to Star in Thriller ‘The Good Nurse’ Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne are in talks to star in the thriller “The Good Nurse.” The movie, which has been in development at Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures since 2016, centers on the ...

Jessica Chastain accused of hypocrisy for working with Matthew Newton

Director has a history of alleged assault and domestic violence in Australia The Us actor Jessica Chastain, a vocal supporter of the Time’s Up movement and women in film, has come under fire for ...

Fans Ask Jessica Chastain to Drop Director Matthew Newton Over Past Assault Accusations

Fans Ask Jessica Chastain to Drop Director Matthew Newton Over Past Assault Accusations Jessica Chastain is one of Hollywood’s most vocal advocates of gender equity. So many on Twitter reacted with alarm at the fact that Matthew Newton, named as the director of her upcoming movie “Eve,” ...

Jessica Chastain to Star in and Produce Action Movie ‘Eve’

Jessica Chastain to Star in and Produce Action Movie ‘Eve’ Jessica Chastain: action star. The Oscar-nominated actress will be starring in an action movie, Eve, under Voltage Pictures — her first action film since 2016’s The Huntsman: Winter’s War. But ...

Jessica Chastain Producing, Starring in Action Movie ‘Eve’ With Voltage

Jessica Chastain Producing, Starring in Action Movie ‘Eve’ With Voltage Jessica Chastain will star in the character-drive action movie “Eve” and will produce through her Freckle Films production company with Voltage Pictures. Matthew Newton, who wrote the script, will ...

Jessica Chastain to Star in, Produce Action Film 'Eve'

Jessica Chastain to Star in, Produce Action Film 'Eve' Jessica Chastain is set to star in and produce Eve, a forthcoming action film from Voltage Pictures and Chastain's banner Freckle Films, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Matthew Newton (Who We Are ...