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“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
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Jessica Chastain is transformed into Princess Merida for Annie Leibovitz‘s latest instalment of the Disney Dream Portraits, which was unveiled today by Disney Parks. The role – which was originally voiced by Kelly Macdonald in the 2012 Academy Award-winning animated film “Brave” – is brought to life in this lovely portrait of Chastain, who is straddled on a horse and ready for combat in a striking pose. On her official Facebook page, Chastain expressed her enthusiasm for landing the role, revealing: “Out of all the Disney characters, she’s probably myRead 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
Benedict Cumberbatch is out (to do “Star Wars” or just “The Lost City of Z”?) but “Crimson Peak” is getting an upgrade as Tom Hiddleston is now in talks to replace him, according to Variety. Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam are also set to star for Guillermo del Toro. The film is set for a February 2014 production start, with Wasikowska in the role of a young writer named Edith who discovers her new husband is not who he appears to be. Stepping into Cumberbatch’s shoes, Hilddeston willRead More
One of the most intriguing films we’re anticipating at TIFF 2013 is “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him & Her”, starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain in dual perspectives that tell the story of a married couple. The first official still image from the film has been released in the wake of this morning’s announcement that it will make its world premiere as Special Presentation in Toronto. Described as an “innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives,” McAvoy and Chastain play a married couple (he’sRead More
The plot to Christopher Nolan‘s space epic “Interstellar” has been kept under wraps so far, but the addition today of two child actors from television and film to the cast gives us a little more information – by potentially confirming the time travel aspect of the picture. The Wrap confirmed that “The Twilight Saga”‘s Mackenzie Foy and “Homeland”‘s Timothee Chalamet will be joining an impressive cast so far which includes Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Casey Affleck and Sir Michael Caine. The film was originally set up by StevenRead 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
The ever-busy Emma Stone has departed Guillermo Del Toro’s haunted house horror pic “Crimson Peak” over a scheduling issue, and the probably just as busy Mia Wasikowska is now in talks to replace her, according to The Wrap. Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessica Chastain and Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” star Charlie Hunnam are already part of the stellar young cast. With this new cast addition also comes our first semblance of plot details, with The Wrap detailing that Wasikowska – pending scheduling working out – is up for the role of aRead More
Jessica Chastain has seemingly scarcely had a break since she burst onto the scene in 2011, and today we have our first photo of her in her first film since landing her second Oscar nomination in as many years. Screen Daily visited the set of Liv Ullman’s adaptation of iconic Swedish play “Miss Julie” and have released the first photo of Chastain in the titular role. On the condition that this newest big screen adaptation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s 1888 play be in the English language, its setting hasRead More
Christopher Nolan’s space epic “Interstellar” just got a little more stellar. Deadline reports Jessica Chastain is now in talks to join the cast that already boasts Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. The project has been in development for years, at one point with Steven Spielberg attached to direct, but now it’s being fast-tracked with Nolan on board directing from a script written by his brother and frequent collaborator Jonathan Nolan. Like everything he does, there are very few plot details available, but it deals with a group of scientific explorersRead More