Jessica Chastain Covers Crash Fall 2012
The 35-year-old actress put her gorgeous red locks on display as she posed for the Blossom Berkofsky front page shoot while opening up about everything from the importance of a character's wardrobe to her next project.
A few highlights from Miss Chastain's interview are as follows. For more, be sure to pay a visit to Crash!
On how costumes impact a performance:
"They’re extremely important. In everyday life, the way someone dresses tells you something about who they are. When you’re feeling bad, for example, you dress in a particular way. When you’re acting, it’s really important to try to use all that. The way my characters dress in “The Help” or “The Tree of Life” already tells you something about who they are."
On her Yves Saint Laurent campaign:
"I was pretty nervous by the idea of becoming a brand ambassador, because I really have to believe in something I do. But I have so much love and respect for Mr. Yves Saint Laurent, even though I never met him. His way of seeing women was so modern, unexpected and sensual. When I think for him, I think of Catherine Deneuve wearing a tuxedo an the red carpet. It’s an honor to represent a brand like this."
On her next project:
"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. It’s actually two movies: “His” and “Hers.” The first one, obviously, follows the male character, and the second the female character. Isabelle is in both films. We finished shooting three weeks ago, and the whole experience was great. She’s a brilliant actress, and, even more importantly, she’s so smart and funny. We talked a lot about theater, directors…"
Photo Credit: Blossom Berkofsky for Crash