Jessica Chastain: Beautiful Best Actress Nominee at 2013 Academy Awards

Posted Sunday February 24, 2013 7:20 PM GMT

The big night is finally here for Jessica Chastain, as she hopes to score a win in the Best Actress category at the 2013 Academy Awards.

Miss Chastain stepped onto the red carpet at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre in a gorgeous nude Armani Prive gown and mingled with her industry pals before heading inside.

The "Zero Dark Thirty" actress is a favorite for one of the night's top honor, and competes against Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Emmanuelle Riva for the career-changing award.

As for the men, Bradley Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington, Joaquin Phoenix, and Hugh Jackman all compete for the Best Actor Oscar.

Stay tuned in to GossipCenter for all the results from tonight's Academy Awards!

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