Welcome to Jessica Chastain Network, the original and most complete fansite dedicated to Oscar nominated actress Jessica Chastain.
You may know Jessica from her roles in movies as Take Shelter, Coriolanus, Mama, Lawless, or the acclaimed Tree of Life, Zero Dark Thirty and The Help.

Jessica has first appeared on the public eyes during 2011 Cannes, when a very shy and beautiful redhead was being guided by Brad Pitt and Sean Penn on the red carpet. In a few months her career exploded, with seven movies being released in sequel and her first Oscar nomination coming right after. Today, it's nearly impossible you never have heard about her.

Our goal is to provide fans an up to date source for Miss Chastain with news, a comprehensive content, and a picture gallery with over 30.000 paparazzi free pictures and counting. Thank you for visiting!
14
Sep

Thanks to my friend Haylie, which kindly recorded it for us, we have in our video archive the full segment from today’s CBS News Sunday Morning, which showed a great interview with Jessica. Also, screencaptures up in the gallery. Enjoy!

12
Sep

Jessica Chastain’s new film, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, is more a labor of love than a love story. First-time director Ned Benson has essentially created three separate films exploring the deterioration of a relationship from two different perspectives: his and hers. (The combined stories come together in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, out September 12; while the Her and Him versions will be released in October.) Chastain, the film’s lead and producer, is also Benson’s ex and was one of the first people Benson pitched the idea to 10 years ago.

Thanks to Chastain’s Academy Award nomination for Zero Dark Thirty and a slew of other critically acclaimed movies, the project was able to gain momentum — even after the two split.

Ahead, the actress opens up about what went into the project, her love for Isabelle Huppert, and how she’d kill Game of Thrones’ Cersei.

From Andrea: You’ve talked about the dire need for more women in film – i’m curious if you’ve considered producing/directing?
I produced this! If I can champion a filmmaker with a great idea and help get a movie made, then I’m all for it.

12
Sep

Make sure to tune in this weekend on CBS Sunday Morning, they will air an interview with Jessica next Sunday (14) – 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern and Pacific (8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Central and Mountain).

SUNDAY PROFILE: Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain’s career was barely underway when her breakout role in “The Help” catapulted her to fame and landed her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Just a year later her career took another major leap with the lead role in “Zero Dark Thirty,” for which she also received an Oscar nod, for Best Actress.

In just a few years Chastain has become one of the silver screen’s most electrifying actresses, and our Tracy Smith caught up with her for an up-close-and-personal “Sunday Morning” profile.

12
Sep

12
Sep

You can find now the interview Jessica did last night to Jimmy Fallon in our video archive, plus screencaptures.

12
Sep

Our video archive was updated with Jessica’s interview on Today Show:

10
Sep

Collider – Over the last few years Jessica Chastain has demonstrated again and again that she’s one of the best actors working in Hollywood. Whether it be hunting down Osama bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty, playing the wife of a man plagued by apocalyptic visions in Take Shelter, or putting on fifteen pounds to play the outcast Celia Foote in The Help, Chastain is always fearless and believable on screen. In her latest movie, Miss Julie, a film adaptation of August Strindberg’s famous 19th Century play being directed by Liv Ullmann, Chastain plays an aristocratic woman who strikes up a relationship with her father’s valet (Colin Farrell). The film explores issues of power through the lenses of social class, gender, and family. Unlike most modern movies, Miss Julie is deliberately paced and takes its time exploring the characters through long scenes filled with dialogue and emotion. Those who choose to pay attention will be dazzled by the performances and absolutely transported back in time.

Shortly after the premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, I landed an exclusive video interview with Jessica Chastain. She talked about what the last few years have been like and how shooting Miss Julie in chronological order helped her as an actress along with what she learned from director Liv Ullman. We also discussed the advice Al Pacino gave her on her first film, Salomé, the importance of stepping outside of your comfort zone as an actor, her reaction after watching Guillermo del Toro‘s Crimson Peak, and a lot more.

7
Sep

The Daily Beast has published an amazing interview with Jessica and James McAvoy, to promote The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them.

It was, all things considered, a leap of faith. Two years ago, Jessica Chastain, fresh off her Oscar nomination for The Help, and James McAvoy, just after the release of X-Men: First Class, signed on to a sprawling New York love story helmed by a first-time director by the name of Ned Benson. Now, Benson was a longtime friend of Chastain’s, but still, his filmmaking chops were unproven, to say the least.

The end result is The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby—a 3-hour-plus story of Eleanor Rigby (Chastain) and Conor Ludlow (McAvoy), a young, married couple in New York who become estranged following the death of their infant child, and Eleanor’s subsequent suicide attempt. The film is told from the individual P.O.V.’s of each character, as Eleanor tries to reacclimate to the world by taking classes with a Cooper Union professor (Viola Davis) and receives advice from her concerned parents (Isabelle Huppert, William Hurt), while Conor tries to take his mind off things by diving headfirst into his struggling restaurant, all the while pining for Eleanor and trying to win her back.

And, in classic Weinstein Co. fashion, the film has a unique release strategy, with the compressed two-hour cut of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them opening Sept. 12, followed by the individual films The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him, and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her, opening Oct. 10, for three films total. I had the pleasure of seeing the full, 3+ hour cut, and it’s a gripping portrait of the struggle inherent in the loss of a great love.




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