Where to start with Universal
’s female-led action spy movie “The 355
,” a staggeringly ill-conceived effort on every level if we’re going to put it lightly and politely. From all accounts, “The 355
” was born on the set of “X-Men: Dark Phoenix
”, wherein co-star Jessica Chastain
said to the film’s writer/director Simon Kinberg
(paraphrasing), “why don’t we do an action espionage movie with all-women leads?” Kinberg immediately said yes, and Chastain went into her Rolodex of famous friends and quickly found a star-studded cast to be on board.
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