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!
Two new The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby clips was released today. There’s no new scenes on it – we already saw it on previous released trailers – but you can find them in our video archive.
Also today will be a New York screening of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them with a Q&A with the film’s director Ned Benson and stars Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. Check back later for more about it!
Back in July/2013 Jessica was on cover of Chinese Modern Weekly magazine, and a short film of it was released recently. Thanks to the lovely Damaris we have the scans, the translated interview and the short video added.
Empire released today a trailer for Al Pacino’s Salomé and Wilde Salomé – the film made back when Jessica Chastain was a rising star right as she was coming out of Julliard.
The trailer brings together the feature and documentary, that will be in a screening set for Sunday, September 21st hosted by Stephen Fry (U.K only), in conversation with Pacino and Chastain. Click here to see the participating cinemas that will be broadcasting the event – and in the image to view the trailer in our archive.
Back in 2012 while promoting Zero Dark Thirty, Jessica did a great interview on Peter Travers show. I wasn’t able to find the whole interview until today, with the help of my friend Haylie. You can watch it on our video archive, plus screencaptures added to the gallery:
After discussing a film idea for quite some time, actor Alec Baldwin and writer/director James Toback decided to go to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and document their search for investors. During their time at Cannes, Baldwin and Toback interviewed many high-profile figures in the film industry.
In an interview to HBO, director James Toback told about how they approach the list appearing on the documentary:
I knew all the directors I approached. I was pretty friendly with a few of them. Alec wanted those particular directors. Ryan Gosling was his idea. I’ve known Jessica Chastain for several years, and she was my idea. I hadn’t thought about Diane Kruger before, but then we ran into her in the lobby of the Carlton Hotel [in Cannes, France].
Seduced and Abandoned premiered in the Special Screenings section of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2013. A week prior to its premiere at the festival, the North American rights to the film were acquired by HBO Films. It later aired on HBO on October 28, 2013 and was given a cinematic release in the United Kingdom on November 8, 2013.
You can find in our gallery screencaptures and posters of the documentary, and the trailer plus a compilation of Jessica’s appearances on our video archive.
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 friendship over more than a decade. Chastain and Weixler became friends when they both studied at Juilliard, and Chastain and Benson met long before she became a star for her work in Tree of Life and Zero Dark Thirty.
Chastain had even attended the Berlin Film Festival with Weixler when the Good Wife actress had a film, Teeth, in the fest.
“Jess is like my sister in real life,” says Chastain. “She went to the Berlin Film Festival, and I went to the festival with her, and I carried her coat on the red carpet and supported her.”
And then it reversed when Weixler went with Chastain to Cannes for the first time two years ago.
“When I came here for Tree of Life, she videotaped me on the red carpet,” Chastain says with a smile.