Actresses get emotional over ‘The Help’ roles

The new movie “The Help” stars Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sissy Spacek and Allison Janney. But the film also features a talented supporting cast; names you may not recognize just yet, but after the movie opens you will. “The Help” is based on the bestselling novel of the same name. The book follows the lives of three

“The Help” RoundTable: Get a Taste of Southern Hospitality With Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain

There is nothing like a little southern hospitality, and that is what got when The Help’s Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer sat at a roundtable. The two had such wonderful chemistry on screen and off which will be pretty prevalent if you listen to the entire interview. Both talked about what it was like to cook, share scenes together,

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Why Jessica Chastain is the biggest star movie fans have never heard of In the upcoming film “Take Shelter,” which wowed audiences and critics this year at Sundance and Cannes, Jessica Chastain spends one scene listening to a shocking confession from her husband, played by Michael Shannon. For the film’s director, Jeff Nichols, Chastain’s preparation was revelatory. “Jessica disappeared for

More “The Debt” Promotional Pictures

Focus Features has released more pictures of Jessica on her new movie “The Dept”, which will open next August 31. Films > The Debt (2011) > Promotional Stills

Small scans update

I added a few scans from magazines published this years. Some of them are reviews and articles “Tree of Life” related. Also, there’s a scan donated by my friend Samantha from this week’s Entertainment Weekly, which brings “The Help” on the cover. I added the piece talking about Jessica, but you can find the whole article scanned at our sister

Jessica shine at HFPA lunch

Jessica attended this Thursday a the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s annual luncheon to help present financial grants to film schools and nonprofit organizations. I added a few pictures, you can find in the gallery: Appearances & Events > 2011 > The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Annual Luncheon – August 04, 2011 Appearances & Events > 2011 > Sissy Spacek Hollywood

Chastain felt too ‘nerdy’ to play ‘blond bombshell’ in ‘The Help’

In “The Help,” the big-screen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s bestselling novel that hits theaters next week, Jessica Chastain plays pretty far against type. The 30-year old actress — up to now best known for her role opposite Brad Pitt in “The Tree of Life” — is already garnering a reputation in Hollywood for her range. In the coming months, she’ll

Jessica Chastain Interview For ‘The Help’

Jessica, how did you get the part of Celia? Jessica Chastain: I got the script through my manager at a really early stage, I thought, “Oh my gosh, Celia is great!” (Laughs) I loved this character, it was an uphill battle because I’m not the obvious choice to play that character, I’m not buxom and blonde, I’m really not that

Jessica’s nominee for Gucci Awards

The nominees have been announced for the first Gucci Award for Women in Cinema. Caroline Champetier, director of photography of Of Gods and Men; Jessica Chastain, actress in The Tree of Life; Federica Pontremoli, screenwriter for Habemus Papam; Nansun Shi, producer of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame; and Athina Tsangari, director and producer of Attenberg have

Trailer Debut – The Texas Killing Fields

It’s time to mangia the new Italiano trailer for Anchor Bay’s latest film acquisition, Texas Killing Fields – served with some fresh baked bread and dipping sauce! Bellissimo! Directed by Ami Canaan Mann, daughter of acclaimed director Michael Mann, and inspired by true events, this tense and haunting thriller follows a local homicide detective (Sam Worthington) in a small Texas