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A "Death Becomes Her" Remake Starring Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway?

The 'Eyes of Tammy Faye' Oscar winner thinks the 1992 original is "a masterpiece."

Now a remake?!

In a new interview with Parade magazine, Jessica Chastain spoke about a variety of topics, from her new Netflix movie The Good Nurse, what books are on her nightstand, and what movie is she dying to remake.

“I was just talking to Annie [Hathaway] about this! It would be so fun to remake [the 1992 black comedy] Death Becomes Her. I’ll do either the Meryl Streep or Goldie Hawn role," said the Eyes of Tammy Faye Oscar winner. "You know, when it came out it was a huge flop. People thought it was garbage! But I think it’s a masterpiece.”

It's been 30 years since Death Becomes Her first hit theaters. At the time the Robert Zemeckis-directed dark comedy was seen as a special effects wonder, but a commercial failure. In the decades since, it has become a cult classic, especially among members of the LGBTQ community. 

One superfan is RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars winner Jinkx Monsoon. Jinkx has said it's her favorite movie, and titled her documentary after the film. She also starred in the Peaches Christ live stage show version with BenDeLaCreme, and Jinkx even told Logo that she almost chose Streep's character for Snatch Game on the latest season of All Stars.

If they were to star in a Death Becomes Her remake, it would not be the first time Chastain and Hathaway have worked together. Earlier this year the two filmed Mother's Instinct, a remake of a 2018 French psychological thriller.

Since Chastain and Hathaway would play the Madeline and Helen roles originally brought to — eternal — life by Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn, respectively, who would you like to see in the Bruce Willis role? Maybe Chris Pine could clear his calendar?

Until Chastain's dream become a reality, compile your dream cast, and press play on "Me."

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