The X-Men: First Class actor will star in a unique double-feature film project.
Variety unearthed the casting news, which surfaced at the Cannes Film Festival. McAvoy will star alongside Jessica Chastain (The Help) in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers from dual scripts by Ned Benson (In Defiance of Gravity). The films will tell the story of a New York couple living through life-altering events from two different perspectives – McAvoy’s restaurant owner and his wife (Chastain).
A release date has not yet been set for either film, both of which will be released as standalone features.
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