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Chris Hemsworth returns to the Snow White-less “Snow White and the Huntsman” sequel, “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” in the first trailer. This time around, he’s fighting not only the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron), he’ll also be fighting the Evil Queen’s just as evil little sister, the Ice Queen (Emily Blunt). But luckily, he’ll have new help, in the form of Jessica Chastain, who plays a warrior and childhood love of the Huntsman’s. “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” was directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan and will be released on April 22, 2016.Read More
Jon Snow is about get some unwanted attention. According to Deadline, Kit Harington has been cast as a lead in Xavier Dolan’s English language debut “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.” He will play the titular character, an American movie star who finds himself in the midst of major scandal. His correspondence with a pen pal in England is exposed, it only becomes a story because the boy is 11 years old. The tabloids have a field day, primarily celebrity magazine The Gossip. The editor of the magazine thatRead More
Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway travel outside of our solar system — our entire galaxy — in order to find a way to save the human race, in the newest trailer for Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated “Inerstellar.” The sci-fi drama sees McConaughey as a father (to Mackenzie Foy, who grows up to be Jessica Chastain) leaving his family behind in order to fly into space as Earth deteriorates and the answer to humanity’s survival may lay in outer space. Of course, what the astronauts find out in space is appropriatelyRead More
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

Posted On September 16, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Mackenzie Davis Joins Matt Damon in ‘The Martian’

Rising actress Mackenzie Davis has joined the cast of Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” as well as indies “A Country Called Home” and “Always Shine,” according to The Wrap. “The Martian” will star Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars who has to survive long enough to return to Earth. Jessica Chastain will star opposite Damon. There are no details on the characters Chastain and Davis are playing, Davis’ role is described as “small, but crucial.” The film is adapted from a popular e-book written by Andy Weir. Davis isRead More
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Xavier Dolan, 25, has confirmed to Indiewire’s Bent that Jessica Chastain, 37, has joined “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan,” the “Mommy” director’s English-language feature debut. “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan” is described by the Québécois writer-director as “the story of an American movie star with everything working out for him who has a secretive correspondence with an 11-year-old in London.” Chastain’s involvement in the film surprisingly began with a simple post on social media. “It was this friend of mine — a journalist —Read More
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Posted On September 3, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Jessica Chastain in Talks for ‘The Martian’

Jessica Chastain is reportedly in early talks to join sci-fi film “The Martian” as female lead. Based on a story by Andy Weir, the film follows an astronaut who is stranded on Mars and must find a way to survive long enough to get back home. The Fox film is set to be directed by Ridley Scott, with Matt Damon starring. Once casting has been finalized, production for the film should begin to move along, with a scheduled release in November 2015. Chastain made a name for herself in filmsRead More
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A new trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s “Interstellar” has been released, revealing a bit more than previously released teasers. The film follows a team of space travelers who discover a wormhole and embark on a voyage through it. Matthew McConaughey stars as Cooper, a man who decides he must leave his two children behind for the mission with the goal of saving humanity. Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain costar alongside Mackenzie Foy and others. Foy plays Cooper’s daughter, while Chastain seems to depict the older version of her character. Chastain cameRead More
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The first trailer for Liz Ullmann’s “Miss Julie” has been released, and it reveals Jessica Chastain entangled in a torrid affair coupled with a dark power struggle between both class and sex. Adapted from August Strindberg’s famous play set in the 19th century, the story follows a single night on Midsummer’s Eve at a country estate in Ireland. Julie is a young aristocratic woman who finds herself feeling drawn to her father’s valet, Jean (Colin Farrell). The trailer shows the disturbing brutality of control and influence, only heightened by characters on theRead More
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James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain learn that love is complicated in the first trailer for “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,” Ned Benson’s feature directorial debut. McAvoy and Chastain star as a once happily married couple, Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby, respectively, who “find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy.” Benson originally made two separate films — one for “Him” and “Her” — that each told the story from one partner’s perspective. Both versions were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall,Read More