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Fans can now see the first glimpses of Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in writer-director J.C. Chandor‘s crime thriller “A Most Violent Year.” Set in New York City during the year 1981, “A Most Violent Year” centers on Abel (Isaac) and Anna (Chastain) Morales, an immigrant family trying to make a life for themselves and achieve the America Dream. However, the spike in violence and an investigation into Abel’s dealings may ruin everything they are trying to build. Also starring David Oyelowo and Elyes Gabel, “A Most Violent Year” opens inRead More
We’ve seen a couple of on-set snaps of Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in their just-wrapped crime drama “A Most Violent Year,” but this week’s Entertainment Weekly has the first official stills from the film (scans via murtadae on Tumblr), as well as some plot and character details. The year is 1981 and Isaac and Chastain play married couple Abel and Anna. He’s a “principled businessman” but finds himself needing to get his hands a little dirty as his gas company runs up against the criminal underworld. Luckily, Chastain’s AnnaRead More
Fresh from the success of his sophomore feature effort “All Is Lost,” Oscar-nominated writer/director J.C. Chandor is set to return with the New York City-set thriller “A Most Violent Year.” Filming wrapped in Brooklyn this week, and to commemorate the achievement, A24 Films released a new on set photo (above) of Chandor and star Oscar Isaac via its official Twitter account. Set in 1981, “A Most Violent Year” follows the lives of a Hispanic immigrant (Isaac) and his family as they try to “expand their business and capitalize on theRead More
Jessica Chastain has wrapped up her role in JC Chandor’s currently filming crime drama “A Most Violent Year” and has taken to her official Facebook to share the first image of her on set and in character. She writes: “That’s a wrap for me on A Most Violent Year. Working with talent like JC Chandor and Oscar Isaac are the reason I love my job. I’m a very lucky girl. xxjes” Presumably Oscar Isaac, in the lead role, is still filming on the 1980s New York City set drama. IsaacRead More
“The Butler” may have been snubbed on Oscar nomination morning, but David Oyelowo’s career is not slowing down any. THR reports the British actor has joined J.C. Chandor’s next film, “A Most Violent Year,” which already boasts a cast led by Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, and also includes Catalina Sandina Moreno, Albert Brooks and Alfred Molina. There’s no word on Oyelowo’s character, but Isaac and Chastain have the lead roles as a husband and wife duo whose ambitions for their oil heating business collide with growing violence and unrestRead More
Oscar Isaac is joining former Julliard classmate Jessica Chastain in J. C. Chandor’s next film, “A Most Violent Year,” he told a reporter last month, and today THR reports he is taking over the role vacated by Javier Bardem. Whereas we had no info on the plot of the film when Chastain signed on to star opposite Bardem over the summer, now Chandor tells THR that Isaac, in the lead role, will play a Hispanic man who moves to America in the 1980s and becomes extremely successful in business. TheRead More
She’s worked basically nonstop since bursting onto the scene in 2011 and it looks like Jessica Chastain has no plans to slow down any time soon. She’s signed on to another high profile film, joining Javier Bardem in JC Chandor’s “A Most Violent Year”, according to Variety. Chandor became a hot director of the moment after last year’s surprise VOD hit “Margin Call” and even more so premiering maritime disaster flick “All is Lost” starring Robert Redford at Cannes this year. He also wrote “A Most Violent Year”, and loglinesRead More