It Chapter Two‘s Jessica Chastain will star in I’m Not Alone, based on a short story.
According to Deadline, Netflix is closing a deal to outright buy the story, with mid-seven figures being ponied up to Misha Green to write the script and direct. Per the trade, a further five bidders, including Warner Bros, also sought the project.
The prologue of the short story : “I began seeing the creatures about a week before Zoe’s visit.”
Says Deadline, “the story centers around a mother of a young daughter whose life unravels when she suffers unbearable migraines that cause her to hallucinate as she begins to see creatures. It is the template for a grounded sci-fi story about a mother forced to defend her family against a threat only she can see.”
Simon Kinberg (the X-Men franchise), a producer on the pic, said of the project : “I’m a massive fan of Misha’s work, and been friends with Craig for years so when I got sent this story and heard they were involved, I absolutely flipped out. Misha’s vision for it is unlike anything I’ve ever seen. And getting to work with Jessica again makes it even dreamer.”