Europacorp and FilmNation’s John Madden thriller Miss Sloane will hit the marquee on December 9.

Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain stars as Elizabeth Sloane, a ruthless lobbyist who is notorious for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs, even when it puts her own career at risk. The pic pulls back the curtain on how Capitol Hill games are played and won as Sloane faces off against the most influential powers in D.C. Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterson and John Lithgow also star.

Wide releases on December 9 include STX Entertaiment’s horror title The Bye Bye Man and Paramount’s all-star comedy Office Christmas Party. On the specialty side, Cohen Media Group has the Asghar Farhadi title The Salesman. which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won best screenplay and actor for Shahab Hosseini.

Jonathan Perera penned the original screenplay. Miss Sloane is produced by FilmNation’s Ben Browning and Archery Pictures’ Kris Thykier along with EuropaCorp’s Ariel Zeitoun, FilmNation’s Patrick Chu and Aaron Ryder serving as EPs.