Two-time Academy Award nominee JESSICA CHASTAIN (Molly Bloom) Jessica has
one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses of her generation. She has
nominations and accolades for her work from the LA Film Critics, British Academy
of Film and TV,
Broadcast Film Critics, HFPA, National Board of Review, Screen Actors Guild,
Film Independent and
the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to name a few.
Chastain can be seen in Niki Caro's adaptation of Diane Ackerman's novel The
opposite Daniel Bruhl. Additionally, she can be seen in John Madden's drama Miss
Sloane opposite Mark
Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Alison Pill. She recently received a 2017 Golden
nomination for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama" for
performance as a ruthless and highly successful political strategist.
She recently finished production for Susanna White's period drama Woman Walks
Ahead opposite Sam
Rockwell. Chastain will portray Catherine Weldon, a 19th-century Brooklyn artist
and activist who
moved to the Standing Rock Reservation in Dakota Territory to help Sioux
chieftain Sitting Bull fight to
keep the land for his people. She has wrapped production for Xavier Dolan's The
Death and Life of John
F. Donovan alongside Natalie Portman, Kit Harington and Nicholas Hoult.
Earlier this year, Chastain starred in Universal's The Huntsman: Winter's War
Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt with Cedric Nicolas-Troyan directing.
Last year, she
starred in Ridley Scott's The Martian alongside Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels,
Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel
Ejiofor and Kate Mara. The film received a 2016 Academy Award nomination and
won the 2016
Golden Globe Award for "Best Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical." She also
starred in Guillermo del
Toro's Crimson Peak opposite Charlie Hunnam, Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska.
In addition to her thriving acting career, she recently launched Freckle Films,
a new production venture,
and inked a first look overhead deal with Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray's
transatlantic financing production
banner Maven Pictures. The two companies have already optioned two books: The
Lie by Greer Macallister and Camille Pagan's novel, Life and Other Near-Death
This success follows her riveting performance in A24's A Most Violent Year
opposite Oscar Isaac, which
proved successful after the film garnered acclaim from many critics including
the National Board of
Review Award for "Best Supporting Actress," a Golden Globe nomination and Film
Award nomination. In addition, she produced and starred as the lead in
Weinstein's indie darling The
Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby opposite James McAvoy, starred in Liv Ullmann's
film adaptation of
August Strindberg's play Miss Julie opposite Colin Farrell, as well as
Christopher Nolan's critically
acclaimed film Interstellar alongside Matthew McConaughey, David Oyelowo and
That same year, she was honored with the first-ever Critics' Choice "MVP Award"
in recognition of the
breadth of her accomplishments in 2014. She also received a 2014 MTV Movie Award
"Best Scared as Sh*t Performance" from her performance in Andres Muschietti's
Prior, Chastain starred as the lead in Terrence Malick's Academy Award
nominated drama Tree of Life
opposite Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, Miramax's The Debt alongside Helen Mirren and
Jeff Nichol's Take Shelter opposite Michael Shannon and Weinstein's Lawless
alongside Shia LaBeouf
and Tom Hardy. She also starred in Dreamworks' Academy Award nominated
adaptation of Kathryn
Stockett's novel The Help, which won numerous awards in 2011 including
Chastain's Oscar nomination
for "Best Supporting Actress," Golden Globe nomination, Screen Actors Guild
nomination and Critics'
Choice nomination. The next year, she made her theatrical debut in the revival
of "The Heiress." This
was followed by a leading performance in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark 30, which
earned her the 2013
Critics' Choice Award and Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress" in addition to
an Academy Award
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