Jessica Set For Comedy “Plus One”?

Tracking Board is reporting Jessica is set for Weinstein’s upcoming comedy “Plus One”. Jessica Chastain has signed on to star in the two-hander comedy PLUS ONE from The Weinstein Company and Gloria Sanchez Productions. The studio is interested in Amy Schumer to play her co-star. Written by April Prosser, the story follows a woman named Rachel that finds herself lost

Jessica Will Get Offered “Ms. Sloane” Lead?

Deadline is reporting that director John Madden is in talks to direct “Ms. Sloane” and they are also reporting that Jessica is being eyed for the lead. Director John Madden, coming off the success of helming his sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, is in negotiations to direct Ms. Sloane, an original script from first-time screenwriter Jonathan Perera that

Jessica Joins ‘Huntsman’ Spinoff

Various media outlets, including Variety, are reporting that Jessica has closed a deal to join “The Huntsman” spinoff: Jessica Chastain has closed a deal to join Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron in Universal’s “The Huntsman.” Emily Blunt is also set to join the cast. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is directing the pic, with Joe Roth producing and Palak Patel exec producing. Plot

Jessica circling Steve Jobs biopic

The Wrap reported today that Jessica is in talks – but not confirmed for a role yet – for the Steve Jobs biopic. Christian Bale signed to play the late Steve Jobs and Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak. The Film Stage believes Jessica could play Jobs’ wife Laurene Powell Jobs or mother of his first child, Chrisann Brennan. The

Jessica in talks to join Ridley Scott’s “The Martian:

Both Jessica Chastain and Michael Pena (End of Watch) are, according to Variety, in early talks to join Matt Damon in 20th Century Fox’s The Martian. The Martian is based on Andy Weir’s 2012 e-book publication, which issued a print edition this past February. It is officially described as follows: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the

Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig in Early Talks for Ridley Scott’s ‘Martian’

The Hollywood Reporter – Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are in very early talks for the female lead roles in Ridley Scott’s Martian, THR has confirmed. If the deals stick, they’ll star opposite Matt Damon in the Fox film, which centers on an astronaut who is stranded on a Martian colony and struggles to survive. Back on Earth, NASA tries

Jessica declines ‘Mission Impossible’ role

Deadline is reporting that female lead role for Mission Impossible: 5 is going to Rebecca Ferguson, after months of speculation circling Jessica’s name to get the role. But, The Film Stage reported that Jessica herself declined to star it. No reason has been given, but probably she has her hands full now with all upcoming films.

Rumor: Jessica, the new True Detective?

Nerdist.com reports that Oscar-nominated “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Help” actress Jessica Chastain has been offered a headlining role on the second season of “True Detective,” the HBO procedural anthology series that allured audiences and commanded think pieces for the first few months of 2014. As of the report, Chastain had not accepted the role, yet. What do you think?

Jessica Chastain Eyes ‘A Most Violent Year’

Variety is reporting that Jessica is in negotiations to co-star with Javier Bardem in “A Most Violent Year.” J.C. Chandor is directing the pic, with Neal Dodson and Anna Gerb producing. Plot details are being kept under wraps. Chandor also penned the script. FilmNation is handling global sales. Chastain, who is repped by CAA and Mosaic, is currently filming Christopher

Jessica denies playing Hillary Clinton in new biopic

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ star, Jessica Chastain has denied reports that she is in the running to play Hillary Clinton in the planned biopic, ‘Rodham’, which documents the politician’s time as a lawyer in the 1970s. Speaking to ‘Digital Spy‘, Chastain claimed that she only heard about being linked to Rodham online. “No, that’s actually not true. I found out about