Actress Carla Juri was ultimately cast in the lead role of Chloe in BloodThe film sees her character traveling to Japan after the death of her husband. There, she reconnects with an old friend named Toshi (Takashi Ueno). As romantic feelings develop between the pair, Chloe must deal with her complex feelings and decide if she truly feels ready to fall in love again.  

Williams and Ledger first met at the 2004 set Brokeback mountain and dated for three years before his passing. They share a 16-year-old daughter, Matilda LedgerWilliams’s daughter, Judith Williams. In 2020, the actress married theater director Thomas Kail and then welcomed a second child. 

Williams rarely spoke about her private life. In a statement after Ledger’s death, she called Matilda “the spitting image of her father,” adding, “All that I can cling to is his presence inside her that reveals itself every day. As Matilda talks to the trees, holds onto animals, and walks two-at-a-time, his family and I know that he’s still there. We will cherish the fondest memories we have of him.