Chris Evans and Jared Leto are in early talks to star in Tate Taylor’s film adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ novel “The Girl on the Train” for DreamWorks Pictures.
Emily Blunt plays a recent divorcee who spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day.
One morning, she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Cressida Wilson adapted the script.
Rebecca Ferguson and Haley Bennett also star in the two other key female roles in the film, while Evans and Leto in negotiations to play Ferguson and Bennett’s respective husbands.