Jessica Chastain Interview For ‘The Help’

Jessica, how did you get the part of Celia? Jessica Chastain: I got the script through my manager at a really early stage, I thought, “Oh my gosh, Celia is great!” (Laughs) I loved this character, it was an uphill battle because I’m not the obvious choice to play that character, I’m not buxom and blonde, I’m really not that

Jessica’s nominee for Gucci Awards

The nominees have been announced for the first Gucci Award for Women in Cinema. Caroline Champetier, director of photography of Of Gods and Men; Jessica Chastain, actress in The Tree of Life; Federica Pontremoli, screenwriter for Habemus Papam; Nansun Shi, producer of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame; and Athina Tsangari, director and producer of Attenberg have

Trailer Debut – The Texas Killing Fields

It’s time to mangia the new Italiano trailer for Anchor Bay’s latest film acquisition, Texas Killing Fields – served with some fresh baked bread and dipping sauce! Bellissimo! Directed by Ami Canaan Mann, daughter of acclaimed director Michael Mann, and inspired by true events, this tense and haunting thriller follows a local homicide detective (Sam Worthington) in a small Texas

“The Help” Mississipi Premiere

Jessica looks flawless last evening while attending a benefit screening of “The Help” in Madison, MI. I’m doing my best finding more pictures of this event, but for now we have just 01 HQ picture added. Appearances & Events > 2011 > “The Help” Mississipi Premiere – July 30th, 2011

‘The Help’ actresses talk roles, race and Hollywood

Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain sit down for a round-table discussion on the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s bestseller. Did all this estrogen on set create anything other than goodwill for you? Chastain: I’m a bit new to the business but what scares me is I’ve done 11 films so far, and in

Toronto Film Festival Lineup

The Toronto International Film Festival is set to return for its 36th run with an impressive line-up of movies. Two of upcoming Jessica films are set to special presentation: Special Presentation Coriolanus (Ralph Fiennes) Coriolanus (Ralph Fiennes), a hero of Rome, is a great soldier but despises the people. His extreme views ignite a mass riot and he is banished

Elle Canada scans

Jessica is featured in September issue of Elle Canada, in a stunning new photoshoot. Thanks to my friend Mariana we have now scans up in the gallery. Magazines & Scans > Elle Canada (September 2011) In a side note, you can now reach us through jessica-chastain.net and jessica-chastain.org.

Jessica to star in Guillermo Del Toro “Mama”

Twitch reports that Chastain has signed on to “Mama,” a feature-length remake of a 2008 short film by Spanish filmmaker Andres Muschietti that Universal International are putting together. The short, which involves two young girls pursued by a woman who wants to use them to bring back her own dead children, got great acclaim at festivals in the last few

The End Is Nigh In Poster For ‘Take Shelter’

“Take Shelter” final poster has been released, and it’s beautiful. Starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain, the film follows is a man whose life slowly becomes consumed by his belief that a deadly, apocalyptic storm is on the way. A psychological slow-burn that doubles as a parable about the difficult times that face working class Americans today (seriously), Jeff Nichols

“Take Shelter” get fall date

Jeff Nichols’ intense psychological drama Take Shelter is set for a limited release on September 30th (via The Playlist) before going wide on October 7th. Starring Michael Shannon, the film generated a good amount of buzz at Sundance.