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Netflix Released Trailer of ‘The Good Nurse’ Starring Jessica Chastain 

It’s been a while since we have come across a thrilling serial killer biopic. In the past, we’ve been enamoured by The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal and Zodiac.

The genre got a bit intense with Netflix’s Making a Murderer when everyone was glued to their screens and keeping tabs on the case of Steven Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for sexual assault before being exonerated by DNA evidence. I’m not alone.

Serial killer biopics have become a big hit in recent years. The popularity of these films seems to be driven by our obsession with true crime stories.

Serial killers are a staple of the entertainment industry. There’s no shortage of biopics about them, but the most popular ones tend to be the ones that take a more sympathetic approach. Keeping their gore department intact, Netflix is bringing another thrilling serial killer biopic “The Good Nurse”.

Coming from the BAFTA-nominated Danish director Tobias Lindholm who has delivered impeccable work in the past including Borgen, Mindhunter and The Hunt, the upcoming film has quite raised the anticipation for it. Here’s everything you need to know.

Netflix Released Trailer For The Good Nurse Starring Jessica Chastain 

Ahead of its premiere at the Venice Film Festival, Netflix’s The Good Nurse has released the first trailer.

Starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne in leading roles, this dramatized telling of a true-crime story that rocked America’s medical world is sure to rise above the most competition when awards season rolls around next year. 

The new Netflix movie trailer The Good Nurse transforms Eddie Redmayne into a serial killer, with Jessica Chastain as his accomplice.

Based on real-life events and inspired by the story of actual serial killer Charles Cullen, this film showcases murder at its most terrifying.

The trailer established Jessica as an overworked nurse, Amy is juggling between maintaining a stable job at a hospital along with raising two little girls on her own.

The trailer shows Eddie as Charlie Cullen who takes night shifts at the hospital with Amy.

The two of them seem to get along quite nicely. Until a chain of sudden deaths starts happening and brings Charlie into the spotlight as a suspect behind these deaths.

We see Amy also helping the police in tracking Charlie down until he sits in her house playing with her girls. 

When is The Good Nurse releasing?

At the moment the film is gearing up for a screening at the Venice Film Festival. The film will have a theatrical release in selected cinemas on October 19th.

The film will be available to stream globally on Netflix by October 26th. 

Cast 

The film is bringing a slate of actors including Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Nnamdi Asomugha, Kim Dickens and Noah Emmerich. 

The film is directed by Tobias Lindholm with a screenplay written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns. The film is based on The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder by Charles Graeber. 

From the looks of the trailer, it’s clear that both Chastain and Redmayne have done a superb job bringing nuance to their characters. The film is arriving on Netflix on October 26th.

Parul Bhilwara
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