Jessica Chastain’s theatrical range knows no bounds—she’s played a fiercely protective wife and mother as Anna Morales in A Most Violent Year; the “epitome of grace,” as she puts it, in The Tree of Life; and most recently, she embodied the infamous televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in The Eyes of Tammy Faye. For W’s annual Best Performances issue, Chastain […]



January 1, 2022 Articles Interviews

Jessica Chastain still can’t believe it. The actress just arrived home after spending the past 10 days in the studio with Grammy- and Academy Award-winning producer T Bone Burnett in Nashville, Tennessee, recording music for the upcoming series George & Tammy starring Chastain and Michael Shannon as country legends (and roller-coaster couple) Tammy Wynette and George Jones. […]



December 30, 2021 Articles Interviews Photoshoots

The first time Jessica Chastain saw the Tammy Faye Bakker documentary “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” upon its 2000 release, she was an unknown actress for whom the idea of optioning the rights to an award-winning, Spirit-nominated film in order to produce and star in its feature adaptation was ludicrous. “My life was very different,” she remembers, […]



December 30, 2021 Articles

Hollywood star Jessica Chastain found wearing prosthetics in her new movie ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ made her bring “more energy” to her performance. Hollywood star Jessica Chastain found wearing prosthetics in her new movie ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ made her bring “more energy” to her performance. The 44-year-old star shared that the wig, fake teeth […]



In a short period since blasting out of a cannon on the big screen in Terence Malick’s Oscar nominated and Palme d’Or-winning The Tree of Life in 2011, Jessica Chastain has quickly built a resume of playing strong willed women. Alas, some are Greek tragic heroes, who reach for the stars, only to fall short; Tammy Faye Bakker being […]



November 25, 2021 Articles

Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst and Emilia Jones also join the discussion, sharing and swapping advice on industry anxieties (COVID or otherwise), the moment when success seemed furthest away, and the head of state they all admire. “Welcome to the industry!” joked Jessica Chastain and Kristen Stewart to their younger cohort Emilia Jones as this year’s six participants on The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable commiserated […]



There were days on the shoot for “Scenes From a Marriage,” a five-episode limited series that premieres Sept. 12 on HBO, when Oscar Isaac resented the crew. The problem wasn’t the crew members themselves, he told me on a video call in March. But the work required of him and his co-star, Jessica Chastain, was so unsparingly […]



The actress opens up about her upcoming film, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and television series, Scenes from a Marriage In 2012, not long after Jessica Chastain wrapped Zero Dark Thirty, a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller about the search for Osama Bin Laden that garnered the 44-year-old actress her second Academy Award nomination, she took a serious look at the […]



The Oscar-nominated actress will portray the fallen televangelist in the upcoming biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye Jessica Chastain wanted to learn everything she could about Tammy Faye Bakker. To transform into the fallen televangelist for the upcoming biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Chastain, 44, did almost 10 years of research including reading up about and watching […]



August 29, 2020 Articles Interviews

After an almost five-month hiatus, many Hollywood productions are now starting to resume again after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. But life on set doesn’t look how it used to: With social distancing measures and strict testing procedures in place, Hollywood’s new normal is about ensuring the cast and crew’s safety while maintaining the collaborative spirit […]



December 22, 2017 Interviews

LA Times has published today a new article in which Jessica talks about her new life – and how she’s balancing work and off-screen life, including talking about how much she wants (or do not want) to act. You can read it below: Jessica Chastain isn’t sure how much she wants to act anymore. She’s […]



September 13, 2017 Articles

Vogue – Stood next to a hybrid Porsche super car in Ralph Lauren’s automobile garage, Jessica Chastain is eager to discuss diversity. “I’m excited with what’s happening right now at British Vogue and the direction you guys are going in. It’s a great passion of mine to tell stories of many people not just to […]