Watch: ‘Eleanor Rigby’ Cast Looks Back at Years of Friendship

The Hollywood Reporter – The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 17, bringing back together director Ned Benson and stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy and Jess Weixler. For the trio, it’s not just a reunion of the cast but a reunion of friends. The actresses and director forged their bonds of

Ned Benson talks about ‘Them’

The New York Times has today an interview with director Ned Benson, in which he talks about his three movie projects The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him, Her and Them, specially the last one which is the one to be screening in Cannes this week. Q. What inspired the “different perspective” approach? A. I had written the “Him” part as

Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Time unveiled their 2014 Most Influential People list and Lawless/Zero Dark Thirty producer Megan Ellis is among them. The personality chosen to write a tribute was, obviously, her friend Jessica. Hollywood’s powerful wunderkind The Italian Renaissance flourished because patrons like the Medici family sponsored artists and valued their craft. Today the film industry has been blessed with a modern version

Amy Adams: We Can Play Sisters!

It seems Amy Adams is turned into a Chastainer, like us all. Reading a bit of her Vanity Fair covershoot interview, she did a brief mention on Jessica, naming her “One of the most amazing actress”. Now, on her most recent interview to New York Times, she was more specific: Mammoth superhero franchises aside, if she had her choice of

Variety’s Actors on Actors: Jessica Chastain on Robert Redford

Jessica Chastain on Robert Redford as Our Man in “All Is Lost” Robert Redford acts without speaking. That is some sort of magic. Mr. Redford has given many of my favorite performances in his over-50-year career. In “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “All the President’s Men,” “The Way We Were,” and so many others, he has entertained us while

Sandra Bullock, Jessica Chastain Challenge Hollywood’s All-Male Status Quo

In her new column on the Oscar race for Women and Hollywood at Indiewire, Susan Wloszczyna celebrates the longevity of Sandra Bullock’s career arc. When you look at where she started and now, where she’s landed with Gravity you can’t help but marvel at the ways she’s redefining not only her career but the potential trajectory for actresses over 40

Letters to Jackie: Jessica featured in a new documentary

Jessica Chastain, Channing Tatum and various other Hollywood stars have been featured in a new documentary that will commemorate the 50th death anniversary of John F. Kennedy. Other celebs to star in the documentary ‘Letters to Jackie,’ include Viola Davis, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, Betty White and Zooey Deschanel, the New York Post reported. The actors, who will be seen

Director Ned Benson starts the conversation about “Eleanor Rigby”

Starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy (and subtitled “Her” and “Him”), the two films tell of a young couple that falls in and out of love. Some of the scenes are unique to each film — McAvoy’s character may be seen talking about the relationship with a buddy in “Him”; Chastain’s character could open up to a friend in “Her.”

Jessica Chastain is on the Clock

Chastain, 35, has racked up an impressive number of prizes for her portrayal of the humorless, laser-focused CIA operative Maya, representing, to Chastain, “the fanatical behavior to catch a fanatic,” in the hunt for Osama bin Laden. To date, she’s taken home best actress awards from the National Board of Review, the Broadcast Film Critics Association London Film Critics Circle,

What Jessica Chastain Bought With Her First Big Paycheck

That’s what Parade Magazine did ask to Jessica this week. Her answer? You didn’t find success in Hollywood right away. Did you ever feel discouraged? There were years of being discouraged. I didn’t have any luck when I first moved to L.A. I was in casting rooms with beautiful, tall, tan, blond ­women; I kept being told I didn’t look