Jessica Chastain Takes Hollywood Splash after the Success of her Movie ‘Tree of Life’
May 29, 2011 by cd
Newcomer Jessica Chastain is getting the buzz lately for co-starring with Brad Pitt in the movie “The Tree of Life.”
The 30-year-old redhead plays Brad Pitt‘s wife in the Terrence Malick film which was awarded the top prize at the Cannes film festival last week.
Chastain’s first role came in 2004 for a TV movie adaptation of “Dark Shadows.” She later appeared in television series’ such as ER, Veronica Mars, Close to Home, and Law & Order: Trial By Jury.
In 2008, she made her film debut as the title role in Jolene, for which she received the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Best Actress. In 2010 she portrayed a Mossad agent in John Madden’s The Debt.
After “Tree of Life,” Chastain has 9 more films coming to theaters.
“I’ve made 11 films, nine are waiting for release,” she told Reuters in an interview. “I’m a little worried that people will get sick of me. But because the characters are so different in each film, hopefully they won’t.”
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