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Jessica Chastain: Oscar nod is 'bittersweet'

Jessica Chastain: Oscar nod is 'bittersweet'

Feb 19 2013, 10:27am CST | by

Jessica Chastain's Oscar nomination was ''bittersweet''. The 31-year-old actress claims it's ''crazy'' her 'Zero Dark Thirty' director Kathryn Bigelow failed to receive a nomination for the 2013...

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Jessica Chastain: Oscar nod is 'bittersweet'

Feb 19 2013, 10:27am CST | by

Jessica Chastain's Oscar nomination was ''bittersweet''.

The 31-year-old actress claims it's ''crazy'' her 'Zero Dark Thirty' director Kathryn Bigelow failed to receive a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards' prestigious Best Director category, and although she is looking forward to the ceremony this weekend (24.02.13), she feels terrible she might pick up the Best Actress gong while Kathryn goes unrecognised.

Jessica told Digital Spy: ''We made this movie in multiple locations with over 100 actors, a massive crew, sometimes we were filming under very intense, very difficult circumstances and she never broke a sweat.

''She is a captain in every sense of the word. She is a great filmmaker, and it was a bittersweet moment to receive my Oscar nomination because to hear that she wasn't nominated was like a dart in my heart.

''My performance is so much because of Kathryn Bigelow.''

The sentiment was echoed by the CIA thriller's producer Megan Ellison last month when she took to Twitter in an angry rant to defend the film, which recounts the decade-long manhunt for Osama Bin Laden.

She posted: ''Kathryn Bigelow was robbed. So f****d up.#recount''.

'Zero Dark Thirty' is up for a total of five awards including Best Picture, but Kathyrn - who became the first female to win the Best Director statue for 'The Hurt Locker' in 2011 - lost out to Michael Haneke, Ang Lee, Steven Spielberg, David O. Russell and Benh Zeitlin in the category this year.

The contenders will battle it out for the win at the ceremony on February 24.

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Interstellar Reviews - What Did You Think?!

Nov 5 2014 12:58am CST | Source: Coming Soon

Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures' Interstellar is now playing in theaters and we've created this spot for you to tell us and your fellow moviegoers what you thought about the Christopher Nolan-directed film, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace a ...
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‘Interstellar’ star Jessica Chastain doesn’t want to go to space

Nov 4 2014 8:43pm CST | Source: pagesix

"I like acting [as if] I'm gonna go to space, but I love this planet so much," s ...
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Michael Fassbender Eyed As Possible Steve Jobs

Nov 4 2014 8:07pm CST | Source: Empire Online

For Danny Boyle's new filmWith Christian Bale definitively out of the running to play Steve Jobs for Danny Boyle’s next, untitled film (this week, at least), the role is wide open. And it appears that Boyle already has another choice, with Michael Fassbender in early talks to fill the vacant position.It’s worth remembering that things are at a very early stage and Fassbender may not even get as far as making a dea ...
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Who is in talks to replace Christian Bale in Sony's Steve Jobs biopic!?!

Nov 4 2014 5:07pm CST | Source: aintitcool

One of the hottest actors in Hollywood is in talks to play Steve Jobs... Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. Sony’s new Aaron Sorkin biopic has had quite the week of development. We first heard that Seth Rogen was in talks to play Steve Wozniak in the film and that Jessica Chastain was reportedly up for an unidentified role in the film, and then Christian Bale surprisingly dropped ...
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A night full of stars at the "Interstellar" premiere

Nov 4 2014 12:12pm CST | Source: cbs news

Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway shined at the New York premiere for Christopher Nolan's latest ...
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Star snaps of the day

Nov 4 2014 10:21am CST | Source: pagesix

Jessica Chastain looks (inter)stellar, Jay Z and Beyoncé get goofy, Sofia Coppola flies solo ...
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Chastain Denies Captain Marvel Speculation

Nov 4 2014 9:58am CST | Source: Dark Horizons

In a recent interview with MTV News, actress Jessica Chastain confirmed old reports that she had turned down what she described as a "boring civilian role" in "Iron Man 3," likely the role that went to Rebecca Hall. Her reasons for turning it down are understandable: "If you're going to be in a superhero movie, you only get one chance. You're that character forever. So why do a superhero movie and ...
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Jessica Chastain Has Talked To Marvel, Which Role Could She Play?

Nov 4 2014 9:00am CST | Source: Slash Film

Jessica Chastain is one of the most popular and talented actresses working today. She’s in Interstellar this week, A Most Violent Year after that, then Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak and Ridley Scott’s The Martian next year. And those are just the confirmed ones. When an actress has that much buzz surrounding her, you know the big guns come calling. And in Hollywood, these days, Marvel Studios has the biggest gun. Chastain confirmed in a new interv ...
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5 New INTERSTELLAR Featurettes Highlight Christopher Nolan’s Preference for Practical Effects; Plus 2 TV Spots

Nov 4 2014 8:35am CST | Source: Collider

It’s almost time.  Interstellar opens on film in 70mm IMAX and 35mm IMAX tomorrow and then everywhere else on November 7th.  There are some questionable story components, but overall, Interstellar is wildly engaging and entertaining, and goes above and beyond in many respects, like with its visuals.  You want to feel like you’re visiting planets in another galaxy?  Interstellar can do that for you and it’ ...
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