Jessica & Gian spotted in Hollywood

On November 05, Jessica and her husband, Gian, were seen leaving the Catch restaurant after a dinner in West Hollywood. Check the pictures:

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Jessica Chastain attends Deadline’s Contenders panel in LA

On November 04, Jessica attented the Deadline’s The Contenders panel in Los Angeles with her co-star Idris Elba and director Alan Sorkin.

Deadline has published a Jessica’s remark on Molly’s Bloom being ‘A Kardashian story’.

When Chastain first Googled Bloom she judged her based on her appearance. “I was judging her for her clothes, for her makeup,” she said. “But in many cases, women have to present themselves in that way, to find success in an industry where men are making the rules.”

Chastain actually placed photographs of the Kardashians in her trailer she said, to further immerse herself in “this idea that to find success, to have it be given to you, you have to present this image of who you are.” But in meeting and getting to know Bloom, Chastain said, “I learned she was the opposite of that stereotype.”

Aaron Sorkin adapted the screenplay from Bloom’s book and makes his directorial debut with the film. He also admitted to judging Bloom before getting to know her. “I went to the meeting with Molly without very high expectations,” he said, but he soon realized he had been mistaken. “This was a remarkably impressive woman, and there was a huge difference between the story she was telling in the book and the real story.”

As Chastain put it, the story expertly addresses a very current conversation: the inequality and patriarchy in our society. “What I love so much about this story is the relationship with the father (Kevin Costner),” she said, “because it really does set up this pattern of patriarchy in Molly’s life, in the family, in industry and in the government. In all situations, she is trying to follow the rules laid out by men who change their mind depending on what their whims are. I think only an incredible writer is able to touch that pulse while we’re all still blind to it.”

Idris Elba added that playing Bloom’s lawyer Charlie Jaffey was both a challenge and a reward. “I was thrilled to bits, first of all because it’s Aaron,” he said. “The added bonus was to watch Aaron and to share that moment with him.” He also described working with Chastain as “a dream come true,” despite an intense schedule. “We had 12 days to shoot what Aaron described as ‘the spine of the film,’ no pressure,” Elba joked. “It was theater on speed-dial, it was fantastic.”

For Sorkin, directing proved enjoyable enough that while he won’t be doing it exclusively going forward, he promises to revisit the experience. “I love working with great directors and I’m not done wanting to do that,” he said. “I had such a fantastic experience on this. Every day was wonderful, and I’m very proud of how the movie came out so I think I will do it again.”

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Jessica Chastain for People’s 25 Women Changing the World

Jessica Chastain is on the PEOPLE’s 25 Women Changing the World issue, with celebrities like Pink, Uzo Aduba, Gal Gadot and among others .
Chastain talks about her work as volunteer at the Humane Society of the United States and about her three-legged dog Chaplin.

The Humane Society of the United States volunteer, 40, supports the animal protection organization in its partnership with 200 U.S. school districts to bring plant-based menus into cafeterias and works with fashion brands to help them create cruelty-free products.

“The more success that I’ve been afforded in my industry, the more I’ve gotten to learn about what’s going on in the fashion world,” Chastain says. “I very strongly believe in buying products that are cruelty-free.”

Chastain, who has “adopted every animal I’ve ever had,” also favors a vegan lifestyle. “I don’t think everyone needs to be vegan,” says the Oscar nominee. “It just means helping create healthier choices for society and for our hearts at the end of the day.”

She does, however, want people to speak up on social media. “If there’s something that’s important to you, you can write about it and you can do so on your own platform,” she says. “You don’t have to be an actress or a journalist or run your own newspaper or have your own network to actually have a platform.”

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‘Molly’s Game’: Behind the Scenes, Stills & French Poster

New poster, stills, a french poster and behind the scenes pictures were released. We’ve add them all in our gallery.

Also during the weekend, Aaron Sorkin, director Molly’s Game, revealed that Chastain and Elba had no time to rehearse for the movie due to budget and time constraints.

“We shot the movie in 49 days: Monday through Fridays. “When the movie really needed 60. So you have to get creative, you don’t have as much rehearsal as you’d like. And, with the scenes between Jessica and Idris in those offices—which are seven, eight, nine page scenes with dense language—the most important element there is rehearsal.”

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Jessica at the ‘Produced By’ NY Conference

Jessica at the ‘Produced By’ NY Conference

On October 29, Jessica attended the Produced By Conference that’s held in New York City. She participated of The Power To Shake It Up panel, with the actresses Sarah Jessica Parker, Alison Benson and Kelly Charmichael. The panel was sponsored by Deadline, that published some infos during 75-minutes panel:

Jessica Chastain said that while men need to own their part of the injustice, “We need to put ourselves forward.” Offering the caveat that her comments “might be controversial,” Chastain said, “There’s something that women can do. … We need to stop apologizing.” Citing data that show how much more likely men are to push their own career cause than are women, she said, “In any industry, a woman should feel confident.”

The Hollywood Reporter also covered the event:

While many of the women on the panel have crossed paths with Harvey Weinstein and Chastain has frequently spoken out against the disgraced mogul over the past three weeks, the talk largely avoided the topic of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. Still, Chastain began her remarks about her work as a producer by saying that she started her company, Freckle Films, because she felt like she was part of a problematic industry.

“Sometimes I think with anything that’s happening, we don’t acknowledge the fact that we’re complicit in our inaction—that goes across many areas,” Chastain said.

And she argued that she and her fellow producers needed to dig deep to find ways to move beyond the status quo for hiring directors, writers and below the line talent in Hollywood in order to increase the representation of women in those positions.

For instance, she argued, “If we’re asking for a list of directors and a list of writers from an agency, in most cases you get a list and it’s all men and you have to kind of go beyond that. … Men traditionally are paid more than women, and agents make more money when someone that has a higher quote gets a job. So we need to go beyond what the agents submit and find the artists because they are out there.”

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Appearances > 2017 > Oct 29 │ “Produced By” NY Conference: The Power to Shake It Up