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Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Jessica N. Howard

Birth Date :

March 24, 1977

Birth Place :

California, USA

Claim to fame :

As Jolene in "Jolene" (2008)

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Jessica Chastain: 'I Was Told Every Day at School That I Was Ugly'

October 08, 2014 09:03:14 GMT

opens up about her childhood bullying in an interview with Glamour magazine for its November issue. The 37-year-old actress tells the magazine, "[As a child] I was told every day at school that I was ugly."
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'A Most Violent Year': Jessica Chastain Caught Up in Criminal Underworld

September 19, 2014 09:11:13 GMT

"" reveals a teaser trailer, poster and release date. The video gives a sneak peek at the gripping performances of Oscar nominee and Golden Globe nominee as a couple entangled in the web of lies and deceits.
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Jessica Chastain Wants to Play Superhero With 'Cool Costume'

September 09, 2014 04:57:15 GMT

would love to star in a superhero movie, but she doesn't want her role to be just any character. In a chat with The Guardian, the "" actress expressed her desire to play an a**-kicking heroine with a "cool costume."
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Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig in Talks for Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'

September 04, 2014 07:05:21 GMT

and are in contention to join Ridley Scott's next project "". The two actresses are in talks to play the leading lady opposite . Rumor has it, Chastain's chance to land the role is bigger than Wiig's.
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Jessica Chastain Wants Scarlett Johansson to Get Her Own Superhero Movie

August 28, 2014 12:50:49 GMT

weighs in on the lack of female-centric superhero movie in Hollywood. The "" actress is specifically campaigning for who plays Black Widow in Marvel Cinematic Universe to get her own movie.
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Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell Play Sex and Power Game in 'Miss Julie' Trailer

July 23, 2014 01:44:17 GMT

The first trailer of "" has been released to reveal the story about battle of sexes and classes. stars as the titular character in the film based on the 1888 Swedish play of the same name, starring opposite as a servant she's having an affair with.
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Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy Fall in Love in 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Trailer

June 28, 2014 01:55:22 GMT

and displayed a passionate love affair in "". First trailer for the romance drama written and directed by Ned Benson has been debuted online.
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HBO and Jessica Chastain Deny 'True Detective' Season 2 Casting Rumor

May 22, 2014 01:37:14 GMT

is not coming to the small screen anytime soon. Nerdist previously reported that the Oscar-nominated actress was offered a lead role on "" season 2, but E! News begs to differ, saying that HBO and reps for Chastain have denied the story.
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Jessica Chastain Wanted for 'True Detective' Season 2

May 21, 2014 07:40:15 GMT

could step into 's shoes on "" season 2. Series creator Nic Pizzolatto has been rumored seeking a female-driven cast for the upcoming installment of the crime drama series and now Nerdist reports that the Academy Award-nominated actress has been offered the lead role.
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Jessica Chastain Courted for 'Mission: Impossible V'

April 24, 2014 04:05:28 GMT

is offered to join the upcoming fifth installment of "Mission: Impossible". Schmoes Know reports that the "" actress is wanted to play the "right hand woman" to 's IMF agent character, Ethan Hunt.
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Jessica Chastain Cast in 'Dark' Marilyn Monroe Biopic

April 23, 2014 00:05:06 GMT

will be back playing a blonde in new biopic. It has been reported that the "" star is cast as the beloved actress in Andrew Dominik's "", replacing whose casting was revealed four years ago.
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Pictures: Jessica Chastain Did Body Cast for 'Crimson Peak'

October 05, 2013 05:36:20 GMT

A sneak peek at the pre-production of Guillermo del Toro's "" is offered by one of its lead stars . A series of pictures were posted on her Facebook, showing her undergoing a full-body lifecast for the horror film before the filming starts next year.
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Jessica Chastain Slams Rumors She's Considered for Hillary Clinton Biopic

June 05, 2013 08:31:11 GMT

is apparently not up for Hillary Clinton biopic as reported before. When interviewed at the recent Sound of Change concert, the Mrs. O'Brien depicter in -starring "" has made it clear that she's not one of several Hollywood actresses that are considered to lead "".
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'Behind the Candelabra' Is HBO's Most-Watched Movie Since 2004

May 29, 2013 01:30:54 GMT

"" delivered huge ratings for HBO on Sunday, May 26. The Steven Soderbergh-directed film attracted 2.4 million viewers in its first airing, making it the most-watched HBO original film premiere in almost a decade, following "Something the Lord Made" which posted 2.6 million viewers in 2004.
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Jessica Chastain's First Film 'Wilde Salome' to Finally Be Released

May 28, 2013 08:53:33 GMT

has taken to Facebook to share good news to her fans. The Maya depicter in 2012's "" reveals that her very first film "", in which she co-starred alongside "The Godfather" star , will finally be released in theaters across the nation.
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Jessica Chastain, Heidi Klum, Sharon Stone and More Glam Up amfAR's Gala 2013

May 24, 2013 06:50:30 GMT

Hollywood celebrities gathered at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France Thursday, May 23 for amfAR's 20th annual Cinema Against Aids gala at the Cannes Film Festival. was red hot in her one-shoulder gown, opted for a Bollywood style, and turned heads with her animal-themed accessories.
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Jessica Chastain Denies Oscars Feud With Jennifer Lawrence

February 25, 2013 07:03:19 GMT

dismissed rumor she's feuding with fellow Best Actress nominee ahead of 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. "I don't (like girl fights). I think the image of women like cats, this catty thing, I don't find that to be true. So I'm not interested in keeping up the myth. Unless it's for a movie. A girl fight in a movie is fun," Jessica told MTV News on the Oscars red carpet.
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Oscars 2013: Olivia Munn, Jennifer Lawrence, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Chastain Stun on Red Carpet

February 25, 2013 01:20:24 GMT

A bevy of beauties like , , and came flocking to the Dolby Theatre on Sunday evening, February 24 in Hollywood. Each of them commanded attention as they walked down the red carpet rolled outside the venue with their own sophisticated looks.
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Tron Might Appear in Planned 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel

February 05, 2013 04:09:30 GMT

After winning big at the 2013 Annie Awards, "" will get a sequel treatment with director Rich Moore. Weighing in on the planned follow-up pic, Moore spoke to Coming Soon that he's interested to add another famous character in gaming world to the sequel. He admitted to having set his eyes on Tron.
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Possible Details of Hulk-Centric Films in Marvel's Phase 3

February 05, 2013 03:33:53 GMT

What is Marvel Studios' plan after its Phase 2 ends? While it is already known that "" and "" would be part of the next phase, Latino Review shares the words that another famous and already-familiar superhero might get his own big screen treatment in Phase 3. He is none other than The Hulk.
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Details of Kanye West's Alleged New Album Surface Online

February 05, 2013 03:20:40 GMT

A screenshot of what supposedly is 's next album title complete with a partial tracklist was posted online on February 4 and is now circling the web. Reportedly titled "Rich Black American", it is still unconfirmed if it is indeed the hip-hop superstar's sixth solo album.
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PTC Furious Over F-Bomb During Super Bowl Telecast

February 05, 2013 02:28:08 GMT

While many rejoice at the Baltimore Ravens win at Super Bowl XLVII, the Parents Television Council is not in a celebratory mood. The TV watchdog group is upset that CBS aired f-bomb during its broadcast of the February 3 game.
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Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain Dazzle at Oscar Nominees Luncheon

February 05, 2013 02:06:57 GMT

Before competing against one another at the upcoming 85th Academy Awards, this year's Oscar nominees gathered around for a luncheon party taking place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, February 4. High caliber people in movie industry were flocking the International Ballroom of the hotel for the cocktail party, including the likes of , , , and .
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Jessica Chastain Seals Next Project 'Miss Julie' With Colin Farrell

January 31, 2013 03:25:12 GMT

Following her acting stint in "" that successfully led her to get nominated for Best Actress at this year's Oscars, nabs another leading lady role for her next project. The "" actress has just been tapped to lead "", Variety reports.
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Spooky Clips for Jessica Chastain's Supernatural Thriller 'Mama'

January 07, 2013 08:36:48 GMT

Universal Pictures has unleashed new clips from "", a supernatural thriller pic produced by "" helmer Guillermo del Toro. Starring and , the clips highlight eerie scenes revolving around two mysterious-looking little girls who are rescued by Chastain's and Coster-Waldau's characters.
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Jessica Chastain Explains the Difficulty of Portraying Maya in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

January 05, 2013 05:22:55 GMT

In addition to replicating the Osama bin Laden raid on the big screen, the big challenge in making "" was impersonating the real-life characters who were involved in the great hunt to the movie. opened up that she must tackle a very difficult task after getting cast as Maya, the strong female character who led the hunt of the al Qaeda leader.
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First Footage of CBS' New Drama 'Golden Boy'

December 11, 2012 08:19:40 GMT

Hyping up the upcoming premiere of "", CBS has released a four-minute promo of the new series. It opens with a bloody action on the street involving young police officer Walter William Clark, Jr. (), whose heroic action leads to his promotion to homicide detective.
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Jessica Chastain Looks Fabulous in Blue at 'Zero Dark Thirty' Hollywood Premiere

December 11, 2012 08:04:51 GMT

Recently stealing movie lovers' and critics' attention, "" finally threw a star-studded premiere in Hollywood on Monday night, December 10. Leading lady became the belle of the ball with her elegant look during the event taking place at the Dolby Theatre.
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Jessica Chastain Denies 'Zero Dark Thirty' Contains Pro-Torture Propaganda

December 11, 2012 02:04:08 GMT

Yet another controversy surrounding Kathryn Bigelow's "" has emerged. The film was recently accused of being pro-torture for showcasing coercive interrogation techniques used by the CIA on al Qaeda detainees. Responding to the issue, lead actress insisted that those scenes were not "propaganda" at all.
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The Academy Invites Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Jonah Hill as New Members

June 30, 2012 05:41:39 GMT

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is about to add plenty of new members. The committee has invited 176 acclaimed names in movie industry, including actors, directors, cinematographers, executives, and more. Among the actors who are given the membership invitations are , and .
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