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JESSICA CHASTAIN (Beverly Marsh) is a two-time Academy Award nominee and is one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses of her generation. She has received numerous global 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 is currently in production in London, Paris and Morocco on "355," an international spy thriller based on an original idea by Chastain for her production company, Freckle Films. The film is written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by Simon Kinberg and will also star Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong'o, Fan Bingbing, and Diane Kruger. "355" was the buzz of Cannes 2018 and sold to Universal Studios for distribution. Release is slated for 2020.

Chastain was recently seen in the newest installment of the "X-Men" franchise, "Dark Phoenix," alongside Sophie Turner and James McAvoy. She recently completed production on "Eve," which she produced and stars opposite Colin Farrell and John Malkovich. The film follows Eve (Chastain), a deadly assassin, who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe, specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong, she is forced to fight for her own survival.

Previously, Chastain starred in Aaron Sorkin's film adaptation of Molly Bloom's memoir "Molly's Game" opposite Idris Elba. The film follows Molly, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested. Chastain's powerful performance earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama.

Her other recent film credits include Susanna White's period drama "Woman Walks Ahead," opposite Sam Rockwell; Niki Caro's adaptation of Diane Ackerman's novel "The Zookeeper's Wife," opposite Daniel Brühl; and John Madden's drama "Miss Sloane," opposite Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Alison Pill. The film garnered her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for her enthralling performance as a ruthless and highly successful political strategist.

This success follows her riveting performance in "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 Independent Spirit Award nomination. In addition, she produced and starred as the lead in the 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; and starred in Christopher Nolan's critically acclaimed film "Interstellar" alongside Matthew McConaughey, David Oyelowo and Anne Hathaway. 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 nomination for Best Scared as Sh*t Performance from her performance in Andres Muschietti's horror "Mama."

Prior, Chastain starred as the lead in Terrence Malick's Academy Award nominated drama "The Tree of Life," opposite Brad Pitt and Sean Penn; "The Debt" alongside Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington; Jeff Nichol's "Take Shelter," opposite Michael Shannon; and Weinstein's "Lawless" alongside Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy. She also starred in the 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 Thirty," which earned her the 2013 Critics' Choice Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in addition to an Academy Award nomination.

In addition to her critically acclaimed work as an actor, Chastain launched Freckle Films, a New York based film and television production company in 2016. In addition to "Eve" and "355," Freckle Films has announced "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," based on the documentary by the same name that will start shooting in Fall 2019. With Michael Showalter directing, Chastain will star as Tammy Faye Bakker and Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker.

Freckle Films is also currently in development with Netflix on "The Division," based on the best-selling Ubisoft video game, with David Leitch set to direct and Jake Gyllenhaal and Chastain starring. They are also developing the "Untitled Holiday Comedy" with Octavia Spencer and Chastain starring for Universal. Freckle Films currently has series in development at ITV and Sony Television.


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