The women of The 355 break down their action-packed spy thriller at New York Comic Con

NYCC Women Who Kick Ass: the Cast of ‘The 355’

EW’s Devan Coggan chats with Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, and Fan Bingbing about the making of ‘The 355.’

The women of The 355 may play super spies, but during EW’s Women Who Kick Ass panel at New York Comic Con, they let slip a few secrets about their upcoming thriller.

EW gathered Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, and Bingbing Fan for a virtual panel on Saturday, where they teased some of the film’s impressive fight scenes and opened up about female representation in the action genre.

Chastain, who also serves as a producer, first developed the idea for a female-led spy movie a few years ago while working on X-Men: Dark Phoenix with director Simon Kinberg. She soon recruited Kinberg to direct and Theresa Rebeck to write the script, which follows five international spies from different agencies

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