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Jessica Chastain welcomes first baby with husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo

Jessica Chastain welcomes first baby with husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo

Hello guys! After some speculation we finally have the confirmation that Jessica has become a mother ♥ She was seen with baby Giulietta going to the set of her new movie and in the streets of Boston and New York, we are very happy for Jessica and Gian and we wish all happiness the new family!

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Jessica Chastain and her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo have a new bundle of joy.

The actress, 41, and Passi de Preposulo welcomed baby Giulietta Passi Chastain via surrogate, Page Six has learned.

The now-family-of-three was spotted on the Upper East Side this week on their way to a pediatrician’s office. Chastain carried Giuletta in a baby carrier as they walked the streets of New York and were joined by a woman who is possibly the baby’s nanny.

The “Zero Dark Thirty” star, who is known to keep her personal life private, was also seen pushing a stroller in Boston a month ago while filming her upcoming movie, “Eve.”

We’re told the baby girl is about four months old – and is already quite the traveler. She joined her mom and dad in Paris, as Chastain appeared at an inaugural Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the upscale department store Galeries Lafayette last week.

Chastain and Passi de Preposulo — a fashion exec who comes from a well-known family in Italy — tied the knot in 2017.

A rep for the actress did not immediately respond to our request for comment

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Interview: Jessica Chastain for Grazia France

Interview: Jessica Chastain for Grazia France

We translated Jessica’s interview to Grazia France. In the interview she talks about Time’s Up, her support for movements that support women, about becoming a producer and about her role in ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix‘.

The interview can be found in our press archive. The interview can be found in our press archive. The article was translated exclusively by Jessica Chastain Online. Please give a link back if reposting.

Actress, fighter and muse to Piaget jewelry, Jessica Chastain turned out to be a spokesperson precious of the female cause.Interview with a modern heroine.

I know you, come here! Jessica Chastain draws me in her arms. This is the sixth time we’ve interviewed the American actress. “I remember the first time, you were pregnant! “, she says. She’s right, it was our first interview, in Deauville in 2014, where she was receiving a tribute. But our first meeting actually dates from February 2012. A villa on the heights of Los Angeles, at a party in honor of Sofia Coppola who had realized the commercial of the Marni collection for H & M. Wandered around the different rooms of the house were Drew Barrymore, Winona Ryder, Liv Tyler. Bryan Ferry was giving a private concert. And then we noticed this sublime redhead actress, sitting on an armchair in the entrance. Alone. Without a photographer to annoy her. Without publicist to make barrage. So we went forward to tell her how much we loved “The Tree of Life“, movie by Terrence Malick who unveiled it to the world in Cannes a few months earlier, where he had won the Palme d’Or. She smiled and blushed. “It was the moment I took aware that my life was changing. It was very exciting,“she recalls. Jessica Chastain did not imagine not then how much. Seven years have passed, two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe win, collaborations with the greatest directors  –Kathryn BigelowRidley ScottChristopher NolanGuillermo del Toro,Jeff Nichols -, the launch of her own production company Freckle Films. And even a video with Jay-Z,‘Family Feud‘, released in January and directed by Ava DuVernay. (Read more)

 

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Jessica Chastain for Grazia France

Jessica Chastain for Grazia France

Jessica Chastain is in on the cover of ‘Grazia France’ Magazine. Chastain was interview as part of the “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” upcoming promo tour and was photographed by Jette Stolte

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Jessica Chastain Celebrates Wrapping Filming on ‘It: Chapter Two’

Jessica Chastain Celebrates Wrapping Filming on ‘It: Chapter Two’

Jessica Chastain recently revealed that she has wrapped filming on the upcoming horror sequel, through a series of posts on her Instagram stories. You can check out the various snapshots, where Chastain poses with various crew members, including director Andy Muschietti, below.

It’s safe to assume that Chastain’s posts mean that filming has wrapped for her part, and not that production on It: Chapter Two has wrapped as a whole.

It: Chapter Two will see Chastain playing the older incarnation of Beverly Marsh, as the “Losers Club” reunite in Derry, Pennsylvania as adults.

Joining Chastain in IT: Chapter Two are James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, Isaiah Mustafa, Teach Grant, and Andy Bean, as well as Bill Skarsgard as the villainous Pennywise.

IT: Chapter Two is set to hit theaters on September 6, 2019.

Jessica Chastain Powers Female-Fronted Market Titles

Jessica Chastain Powers Female-Fronted Market Titles

Big-budget, women-led projects like the $75 million-plus spy thriller ‘355’ are tempting buyers with an of-the-moment spin on genres normally reserved for men.

When it comes to big-budget, high-level fare, the Cannes market has always been a man’s world. But at this year’s incarnation, there’s a slew of female-fronted genre films that are upending that paradigm.

Led by the James Bond-esque spy pic package 355, which will star Jessica Chastain, Fan Bingbing, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o, the market appears to be catching up with the larger cultural phenomenon of women demanding their equal place amid the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

The five actresses joined 355 director Simon Kinberg for a Thursday presentation at the Majestic Hotel — easily the most glamorous event thus far at this year’s otherwise sleepy Cannes. Festival glitz typically takes place on a red carpet and involves a finished film. Such was not the case with the 355 presentation, whose collective star power easily eclipsed any other event of the festival to date.

Adding to the intrigue, the five women were transported by boat to a photo op near the famed Hotel du Cap. After the presentation, Chastain, who is producing the film, headed to a lunch reception at the Majestic, sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter and DirecTV on the Grey Goose Terrace.

The standing-room-only crowd of 300 included top buyers — both domestic and international — to hear the pitch. Sources say the film’s budget will exceed $75 million, making it one of the priciest Cannes market titles of all time. Chastain, who served as a Cannes juror last year, was disheartened by the female representations in the films she screened. So, she handpicked and enlisted Fan, Cotillard, Cruz and Nyong’o — “Luckily they all said yes,Chastain told the buyers — as well as her X-Men: Dark Phoenix director Kinberg.

There’s no script yet, but according to Vanity Fair‘s Rebecca Keegan, who accidently was allowed into the no-press, top-secret presentation before she was kicked out while live tweeting, the plot revolves around five spies from agencies around the world who form their own team, dubbed 355. Theresa Rebeck (Catwoman) is writing the screenplay.

FilmNation, which is selling the film internationally, already is seeing brisk business, quickly landing a deal with SND for France. In the U.S., the filmmakers are looking for a theatrical distributor and see 355 as a franchise starter.

“It’s an interesting concept and definitely timely,” says eOne’s Benjamina Mirnik-Voges, who was at the presentation and buys for Germany. “The question is whether it will appeal to both female as well as male audiences, which still make up the main audience for action movies.”

Regardless, 355 isn’t an outlier this year. The market also boasts such titles as the Mila Kunis-Kate McKinnon buddy action pic The Spy Who Dumped Me, which Lionsgate is selling internationally. The Salma Hayek vehicle The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, a female spin on the Ryan Reynolds-Samuel L. Jackson action film The Hitman’s Bodyguard, is being shopped here by Millennium, which also is putting together The Expendabelles, a spinoff on its hit action franchise The Expendables.

“It’s great to see female-driven films being championed,” says Millennium’s Jeffrey Greenstein. “There are so many talented women that deserve the opportunity. It’s an exciting time.”

The 355 presentation arrived two days ahead of what is expected to be a headline-grabbing moment for women in Cannes. On Saturday night, before the world premiere of director Eva Husson’s competition title Girls of the Sun, 82 women will walk the carpet in solidarity, representing the 82 female filmmakers who have had films in the main competition in its 71 years — a paltry representation.

Still, the box-office performance of female-led genre films will dictate whether that trend is here to stay. One key test will take place June 8, when Warner Bros. releases the female ensemble heist film Ocean’s 8, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway. Recent films like the Scarlett Johansson action film Lucy, which earned $463 million worldwide, have defied the conventional wisdom that genre films should be an XY affair. Says Kinberg: “I feel lucky to be able to do something that will shake up not just the spy genre but also Hollywood to show that an ensemble of women are as commercially viable as any ensemble of men.”

The Hollywood Reporter