Very much an actor's actor, Chastain shoulders one of the few best picture nominees expressly constructed around a strong female protagonist.
Liv Ullmann is returning to the director's chair with Jessica Chastain as her leading lady.
Jessica Chastain's amazing run of notable performances, which began to crest two years ago, continues with the buzz on "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
His performance was so brave. I know everyone says 'brave' for acting, but for me Joaquin Phoenix's performance in 'The Master' was brave. It really was!
Jessica Chastain transforms from a shy, socially awkward virgin to imperious, cruel matron in "The Heiress" at the Walter Kerr Theater.
Jessica Chastain will move from bigscreens to Broadway later this year, toplining an upcoming revival of "The Heiress."
Like a sudden change in the weather, actors who have been quietly plying their craft can suddenly appear in view and make a loud impact.
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