Once again Jess was featured in an Italian magazine, this time is December issue of Myself, and as always we can count with our friend Claudia for scanning and translating the article for us.

She brings her granny to the carpet. She cries when they compliment. She’s californian but she can’t swim. But in the tougher movie of the year Kathryn Bigelow wanted her only.

She says she’s still elaborating: “Today on set with actors who yesterday were myths to me”. She swears she is patologically shy: “In Cannes for The Tree of Life by Terrence Malick, Brad Pitt and Sean Penn hold me by hand: calm, smile. But I always become red. I believe I’m the most shy person on a red carpet”. And probably the only californian girl in the world who admits to have never learnt how to swim. However, Jessica Chastain, in her 35, is the actress of the year and she will be on 2013 as well. Time put her on the list of the hundred most influential people of 2012. In the latest two years she did 14 movies. For The Help she was nominated for a Oscar as best not protagonist actress. The Tree of Life won the Palm D’Or in Cannes.

And now she is here in the most waited movie, Zero Dark Thirty (now out in the USA, on screen by 10th January in Italy) by Kathryn Bigelow. The reconstruction of Osama Bin Laden killing, in which Jessica plays a CIA agent. It was due to come out before, but the president elections stopped it. Rebublicans said it would have been a certain victory for Obama. [Read more]