Witness the clash of position and power when Miss Julie arrives on DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand May 5 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell as lovers mixed up in the madness of a midsummer night. Miss Julie is based on the play of the same name from 1888, made famous by playwright August Strindberg.
In Miss Julie, Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell take a sizzling turn as a wealthy aristocrat and her father's valet. Their innocent flirtation soon turns into a heated and dangerous affair that tests the boundaries of class and desire. Academy Award nominee Samantha Morton costars in this searing tale of power and seduction.Read More
Jessica Chastain has signed on to star in Universal Pictures' The Huntsman, a follow-up to 2012's Snow White and the Huntsman. While Kristen Stewart will not be back as Snow White, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron reprise their roles as The Huntsman and Ravenna. No details were given for Jessica Chastain's role at this time.
Deadline also reports that Emily Blunt, who was being eyed for the villain role last month, has finalized her deal. Snow White and the Huntsman star Nick Frost is also coming back to reprise his role as the dwarf Nion. We reported last month that Nick Frost and Toby Jones couldn't come to terms with Universal about reprising their dwarf roles, and that Eddie Marsan is also not returning due to scheduling complications with Ray Donovan. The site now reports that Nick Frost and Universal "have worked it out" for him to return.Read More
Entertainment Weekly has a whole bunch of new images for upcoming movie and TV shows as they preview 2015 in their latest issue. One of the movies being profiled is Guillermo del Toro's horror thriller Crimson Peak. The first image of Jessica Chastain has debuted, which finds the woman creeping around the haunted house at the center of this terrifying tale.
Jessica Chastain stars as Lady Lucille Sharpe in this story of a young author who discovers her husband isn't who he claims to be. Set in Cumbria, in a crumbling mansion in a largely rural and mountainous region of northern England in the 19th century, young author Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) discovers that her charming new husband Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) is actually hiding quite a few secrets.Read More
Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain) confronts her husband Abel (Oscar Isaac) about a gun she found in their front yard in a new clip from A Most Violent Year. This drama is set in the winter of 1981 in New York City, statistically the most dangerous year in the city's history. Unlike the "cute little warnings" this couple has received over the past few years, Anna knows that this gun means her family is in real danger.
Director J.C. Chandor's third feature examines one immigrant's determined climb up a morally crooked ladder, where simmering rivalries and unprovoked attacks threaten his business, family, and - above all - his own unwavering belief in the righteousness of his path. With A Most Violent Year, Chandor journeys in a bold new direction, toward the place where best intentions yield to raw instinct, and where we are most vulnerable to compromise what we know to be right. This gripping story plays out within a maze of rampant political and industry corruption plaguing the streets of a city in decay.Read More
With nine movies planned for Marvel Phase 3, we can expect most of Hollywood will be rumored for one character or another, but perhaps the most coveted is that of Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel. And while the movie doesn't actually hit theater screens until 2018, its rumored that the character will appear at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron. If this is true, casting discussions are obviously underway for this scene that has not yet been shot. One possible candidate is Interstellar actress Jessica Chastain, who confirms she has met with the studio, and that she wants to play one of the superheroes, not a civilian. Does that mean she is suiting up as Captain Marvel?
Jessica Chastain was formerly in talks to play Maya Hansen in Iron Man 3, a role that ultimately went to Rebecca Hall. It sounds like she passed for a more substantial role in the future.Read More
Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are in early talks to play the female leads alongside Matt Damon in 20th Century Fox's sci-fi adaptation The Martian.
The story is based on an e-book by Andy Weir, which centers on an American astronaut (Matt Damon) who becomes stranded on Mars and must find a way to make it back home in one piece. No details were given for the roles that Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are in negotiations for, although Deadline reports that Jessica Chastain seems "likelier" to be set for the project than Kristen Wiig. Though it doesn't sound like they are competing for the same role.Read More
While a second season of HBO's breakout hit True Detective seems inevitable, the network has not yet officially renewed the show yet. That hasn't stopped casting rumors from flooding in. Just one week after a rumor surfaced that Brad Pitt was being eyed to star, a new report has emerged and has already been debunked that Jessica Chastain has been offered a lead role in Season 2.
However, The Wrap does reveal that the publicist would not flat-out state if her client had been offered the role or not, so it's possible that an offer was extended to the actress, but she declined.Read More