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Jessica Chastain Starring in Film Co-Written by Script Pipeline Alum

Craig Weeden, discovered through the Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, and Jimmy Palmiotti (Jonah HexUltimate Spider-man) optioned Painkiller Jane to Solipsist Films, and after several years in development, Academy Award Nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) signed on board to play Jane in November 2016. In 2017, a new writing team was brought on board prior to the script going into production.

Weeden, also a former Pipeline “Recommend” writer, placed in the top 20 of the 2011 Screenwriting Competition with the crime/drama Lost Stones. He’s currently in development on other feature and television projects.

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