TV Spot for “The Heiress”

Watch the new television commercial for THE HEIRESS on Broadway.
THE HEIRESS is the story of Catherine Sloper, the shy and sheltered daughter of a prominent New Yorker. Caught between the demands of an emotionally distant father and the attentions of a passionate young suitor, Catherine must navigate the terrain of love and regret, desire and duty, a chance for happiness and the burden of fortune…as only an heiress can.

‘Lawless’ Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on 11/27!

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD release of the critically acclaimed film, LAWLESS, from director John Hillcoat. Written by musician, composer and screenwriter, Nick Cave, inspired by the 2008 biographical novel The Wettest County In The World, LAWLESS follows the bootlegging Bondurant Brothers on their quest for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. Featuring an all-star cast that includes Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Academy Award® nominee Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain and Emmy® winner Guy Pearce, LAWLESS heads to retail on November 27, 2012 for an SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and $29.98 for the DVD.

The LAWLESS Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD special features include an audio commentary with Director John Hillcoat and Author Matt Bondurant; two featurettes: “The True Story of the Wettest County In The World” and “Franklin County, VA: Then and Now”; Willie Nelson’s “Midnight Run” music video; and deleted scenes. Note: Special features are subject to change.

Check in our gallery the cover art for Blu-Ray, DVD, and Combo Pack.

Thanks to my friend Jess for the heads up!

Paris Fashion Week: Saint Laurent Show

Jessica attended today the Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show in Paris. She was gorgeous wearing a black and white polka dot dress, and dark blazer. Check inside your gallery some pictures of her on the arrivals, and at the first line:

“Zero Dark Thirty” New Poster

A new poster for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty is now online, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies.

Reteaming with The Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal, Bigelow’s latest stars Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Nash Edgerton, Jennifer Ehle, Harold Perrineau and Frank Grillo and focuses on the black ops mission to capture or kill Osama bin Laden, which culminated in his death during a high-stakes raid on his compound in Pakistan.

Zero Dark Thirty hits theaters on December 19.

Jessica Chastain Takes Another Risk in Her Meteoric Rise From Obscurity

From “Take Shelter” to “The Debt,” Jessica Chastain is an actress who feeds off risks.

But in a still relatively young career that has seen her push the boundaries while working with demanding auteurs like Terrence Malick and Kathryn Bigelow, the Oscar-nominee is about to embark on her biggest challenge yet — taking on the iconic role of Catherine Sloper in a revival of “The Heiress.”

The lonely spinster at the heart of the tragedy has been a favorite of actresses over the years, with the likes of Olivia de Havilland, Cherry Jones and Jane Alexander putting their indelible mark on the character. Chastain insists that despite making her Broadway debut in a play associated with such formidable women, she is not intimidated. Continue reading

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Getting Early Oscar Buzz

The trailer for Katherine Bigelow’s latest effort, “Zero Dark Thirty,” is generating Oscar buzz.

The highly anticipated drama stars Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”) and Jessica Chastain (“The Tree of Life”). It focuses on the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six and their efforts leading up to the Osama Bin Laden’s killing. The film spans ten years-starting with the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Since its brief teaser premiered on Monday, some are confident that the film will compete in the Oscar race early next year.

“Zero Dark Thirty” is one of the last big Oscar contenders to receive a trailer, but judging from the new teaser, it was worth the wait,” wrote Christopher Rosen of the Huffington Post.

“The first trailer for ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s long-anticipated docudrama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, proved with today’s release that the controversial film deserves its Oscar buzz,” wrote Drusilla Moorehouse of Pop to It.

The film was set to begin filming just days before the al-Qaeda leader’s death on May 2, 2011. This forced Bigelow, along with screenwriter Mark Boal (who she previously collaborated with for “The Hurt Locker”) to quickly develop a revised script.

It marks Bigelow’s first film since winning the Best Director Oscar in 2010 for “The Hurt Locker.” She is the first woman to win in the directing category. Boal walked away with the award for Best screenplay that year.

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American Theatre Annual Gala

Jessica attended last night The American Theatre Wing’s 2012 Annual Gala, held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. She was wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress and Jimmy Choo shoes. Check pictures inside our gallery:

More “If There Is I Haven’t Found It” Opening Night Pictures

Finally I came across more pictures of Jessica last week at “If There Is I Haven’t Found It” Broadway opening night:

Juilliard Portraits Add-Ons

I added additional images of the portrait Jessica did on Juilliard School to promote her upcoming play “The Heiress”. They’re tagged, but worth the view:

“If There Is I Haven’t Found It” Broadway Opening Night

Jessica attended today the opening night for Broadway play “If There Is I Haven’t Found It”, which marks the debut of Jake Gyllenhaal [read more here]. There’s not many pictures around – yet – but I added 4 HQ pictures of Jessica arriving the Laura Pels Theatre. Check it: