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November 16, 2022 Articles News & Announcements

The New York Times reports that Academy Award-winning actress will lead a spring revival of the classic Henrik Ibsen play, revised by Amy Herzog and directed by Jamie Lloyd. Jessica Chastain, who won this year’s Academy Award for best actress, will return to Broadway next spring to star in a revival of Henrik Ibsen’s classic […]



May 19, 2022 News & Announcements

Jessica Chastain surprised audiences at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, when she appeared in an unannounced cameo in the 1980s coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” as Maryanne Trump, Donald Trump’s sister. Chastain’s role is small but effective. As Maryanne Trump, she appears as a guest lecturer at an austere private school where the film’s young protagonist, Paul (Banks Repeta), […]



February 24, 2022 News & Announcements

The American Cinematique is proud to present this tribute series to three-time Academy Award nominated actor Jessica Chastain, featuring screenings of some of her most critically acclaimed films, including A MOST VIOLENT YEAR, CRIMSON PEAK, and TAKE SHELTER. Jessica Chastain joins us in person to close the series with a double feature of THE EYES OF TAMMY […]



August 6, 2021 News & Announcements

As the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (running September 9–18) moves forward in hybrid form with live events in Toronto as well as virtual screenings, Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, are adding another awards tribute to follow the already announced TIFF Ebert Director Award to Canadian auteur Denis Villeneuve (“Dune”). […]



HBO has revealed first look footage at its highly anticipated “Scenes from a Marriage” remake, starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. Originally written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, the 1973 miniseries starred Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson as an affluent married couple whose marriage is charted across a decade, from disintegration to reconciliation and back […]



February 1, 2021 News & Announcements

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield’s “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” a biopic about Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, will be released on Sept. 24, Searchlight announced on Thursday. The film will be based on the documentary of the same name that was directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato from World of Wonder. Abe Sylvia […]



Strolling the red carpet and appearing on the big screen are just the flashy elements of the job most people see. Behind the scenes, she’s spearheading a movement for equality — and forging her own path to accomplish it all. Jessica Chastain is a woman of many talents. There’s acting, of course. The two-time Academy […]



October 30, 2020 News & Announcements

Euro financier Anton is launching sales on buzzy AFM package Mothers’ Instinct, which will star Oscar-nominee Jessica Chastain and Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway as 1960’s housewives whose relationship takes a dark turn. The psychological thriller will follow best friends and neighbors Alice (Chastain) and Celine (Hathaway) who both live an idyllic traditional lifestyle with manicured lawns, successful husbands and sons of the same age. Life’s […]



October 24, 2020 News & Announcements

Jessica Chastain will reunite with Oscar Isaac to star in Scenes From A Marriage, the HBO limited series adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s miniseries. Deal came together after Michelle Williams exited the lead female role over scheduling issues. Limited series comes from Our Boys and The Affair co-creator Hagai Levi, Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res and Endeavor Content. Levi is writing and directing a series adaptation that re-examines the show’s […]



September 14, 2020 News & Announcements

Jessica Chastain is warming up her vocals for a rare TV gig: the film actress will star in Spectrum Originals’ limited series George & Tammy as the first lady of country music, Tammy Wynette. The drama chronicles “the country music power couple, Wynette and George Jones, whose complicated relationship inspired some of the most iconic music of all […]



June 17, 2020 News & Announcements

Jessica Chastain’s Freckle Films, Kristen Campo, and Endeavor Content have acquired the television rights for Alice Feeney’s new novel “His & Hers.” The novel tells the story of DCI Jack Harper and BBC newsreader Anna Andrews, whose paths cross for the first time following their divorce when a woman is found murdered in their hometown. Anna is […]



January 21, 2018 News & Announcements Projects

Jessica hosted Saturday Night Live last night (Jan 20) for the first time! Chastain’s monologue took the typical musical number conceit and tied it to something a touch more meaningful. Outspoken feminist Chastain (alongside #MeToo and #TimesUp t-shirt-sporting Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong) sang an energetically anthemic version of “You Don’t Own Me” after the […]