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Jessica Chastain

American actress
While I am on this planet, I want everyone I meet to know that I am grateful they are here.

Jessica Michelle Chastain (born 24 March 1977) is an American actress.

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We saw the choices. … They can see Him and Her, or they can see Them.
 
He was the full writer. I was his bounce board.
 
I can’t say ANYTHING. Everyone knows pretty much who I’m playing.

Vulture interview (2014)Edit

"Jessica Chastain on Cannes, Her Wonderful Facebook Page, and Having to Keep Interstellar Secrets" by Jada Yuan, in Vulture (22 May 2014)
  • We saw the choices. The audience will be given the opportunity. They can see Him and Her, or they can see Them. … Well, for the cinephiles and the people who really want to commit, I would definitely say, “See Him and Her.” It’s the full experience. … I’ve always thought Him and Her. But it’s funny, in Toronto, when Harvey Weinstein saw the film for the first time, he saw Her and Him, and he was determined. He was like, “That’s how it has to be seen!” So it depends.
  • I was on the set of Tree of Life. He was with me, and he asked me [if I] would play Eleanor Rigby in his film. And I said, “Yes, but it’s so much the male perspective,” [whispers] like the majority of films that are made. I said, “I’d like to know more about the woman. I’d like to know her perspective as well.” So he went and he wrote Her. And it was very collaborative because every day as he’d write, I’d be working, and I’d come back and he’d ask me questions about sisters or whatnot and how women talk with each other, and I found that to be really exciting. … he was the full writer. I was his bounce board. Not story things, because that’s the main part of the film, but just things like, you know, cutting the hair. You know, because girls, we all tell each other, “Don’t cut your hair when you’re pregnant, don’t cut your hair when you have a breakup or when a tragedy happens.” It’s something that we like to do when we’re in an emotional place for some reason. Right? But that’s something that a man may not know, that’s inherently female. And so it was my idea, I wanted Eleanor to cut her hair off, because then it connects to then her disappearing herself as well.
  • I can’t say ANYTHING. Everyone knows pretty much who I’m playing.

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