Chastain Plants Malick’s Tree

Jessica Chastain has been cast opposite Brad Pitt in Terrence Malick’s new drama “Tree of Life” for River Road says Variety.

The story concerns the loss of innocence as seen through the eyes of the son of the characters portrayed by Pitt and Chastain.

Sean Penn appears in a supporting role. Pitt replaced the late Heath Ledger in the starring role.

Shooting began recently in Texas. Chastain next stars in Al Pacino’s “Salomaybe” and Dan Ireland’s “Jolene.”