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First teaser trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: watch now
Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s much-anticipated follow-up to The Hurt Locker, has released a first teaser trailer, exploring the US military intelligence operation to track down and eliminate Osama Bin Laden…

First teaser trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: watch now

Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s much-anticipated follow-up to The Hurt Locker, has released a first teaser trailer, exploring the US military intelligence operation to track down and eliminate Osama Bin Laden…

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Lawless gets another trailer
Lawless has released another muscular trailer online, and you can watch it right here.

Lawless gets another trailer

Lawless has released another muscular trailer online, and you can watch it right here.

Vote for your favourite actress in our Hotlist poll to win an iPad
The nominees are: Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, Carey Mulligan, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Stewart, Kristen Wiig, Michelle Williams, Noomi Rapace, Rooney Mara and Scarlett Johansson

Vote for your favourite actress in our Hotlist poll to win an iPad

The nominees are: Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, Carey Mulligan, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Stewart, Kristen Wiig, Michelle Williams, Noomi Rapace, Rooney Mara and Scarlett Johansson

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Rebecca Hall in line for Iron Man 3
It’s difficult to keep Marvel down at the minute, but while The Avengers are smashing box office records left right and centre, it looked as though the studio had suffered a minor setback yesterday, with the news that Jessica Chastain had dropped out of Iron Man 3…

Rebecca Hall in line for Iron Man 3

It’s difficult to keep Marvel down at the minute, but while The Avengers are smashing box office records left right and centre, it looked as though the studio had suffered a minor setback yesterday, with the news that Jessica Chastain had dropped out of Iron Man 3…

Jessica Chastain passes on Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 has suffered its first casting casualty with the news that Jessica Chastain has been forced to pass on a starring role as a result of scheduling conflicts…

Jessica Chastain passes on Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 has suffered its first casting casualty with the news that Jessica Chastain has been forced to pass on a starring role as a result of scheduling conflicts…

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Jessica Chastain in talks to join Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 grows more promising by the day, with yet another quality actor soon to be added to an already impressive roster. Jessica Chastain is the latest star to be linked with the project, following yesterday’s announcement that Guy Pearce is also on the brink of signing on.

Jessica Chastain in talks to join Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 grows more promising by the day, with yet another quality actor soon to be added to an already impressive roster. Jessica Chastain is the latest star to be linked with the project, following yesterday’s announcement that Guy Pearce is also on the brink of signing on.

 Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in Caught In Flight
Despite Jessica Chastain originally being linked to the role, Naomi Watts has been officially cast as Princess Diana in Caught In Flight…

Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in Caught In Flight

Despite Jessica Chastain originally being linked to the role, Naomi Watts has been officially cast as Princess Diana in Caught In Flight…

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Cannes 2011: The Tree Of Life first reaction
Terrence Malick’s long-awaited The Tree Of Life has finally screened in Cannes – to a mixed reaction.We’d say the cheers/catcalls ratio at the film’s end was roughly 70/30.Both sides will agree that it’s the US auteur’s most abstract meditation to date on life, the universe and everything.While the bulk of the film is set in the ‘50s, it also flashes all the way back to the birth of life as we know it. Yes, the rumours are true: there are dinosaurs.If the CG dinos aren’t the most impressive ever seen, there will be few films this year to beat Tree Of Life’s overall visual splendor.

Cannes 2011: The Tree Of Life first reaction

Terrence Malick’s long-awaited The Tree Of Life has finally screened in Cannes – to a mixed reaction.

We’d say the cheers/catcalls ratio at the film’s end was roughly 70/30.

Both sides will agree that it’s the US auteur’s most abstract meditation to date on life, the universe and everything.

While the bulk of the film is set in the ‘50s, it also flashes all the way back to the birth of life as we know it. Yes, the rumours are true: there are dinosaurs.

If the CG dinos aren’t the most impressive ever seen, there will be few films this year to beat Tree Of Life’s overall visual splendor.

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Cannes 2011: Jessica Chastain on The Tree Of Life
You may not know Jessica Chastain yet, but you’re about to. She has two films in Cannes – thriller Take Shelter and Terrence Malick’s loooong anticipated The Tree Of Life.
Total Film caught up with her to talk Malick, Brad Pitt and being almost famous…

On her character, Mrs O’ Brien…

“She’s the perfect mother. She sort of represents the unattainable; she’s the kind of mother I would love to be. She’s the embodiment of grace and compassion, of putting others before yourself.
I’m a similar character in Take Shelter. So I’m playing two good mothers in Cannes!”

On working with Brad Pitt…

“I was intimidated before I met him! Because the idea that you’re going to play Brad Pitt’s wife carries so much weight.
But once you meet him, he really goes out of his way to make you feel equal and at ease and brave enough to be inventive in each scene.
He was wonderful. He plays a very different person from who he is in real life. His character is very closed down, very difficult to be with. 
Early on, he did a scene where he has a confrontation with our kids and I was so shocked by it. He said he hated doing it but his performance was so generous to [the other actors] because it enabled us to give our best in the scene with him.
It was great to see him totally throw himself into the character and then at ‘cut’ be normal Brad again, because I’ve heard stories where people don’t throw themselves out of the character!”

On starring in Terrence Malick’s next film…

All my scenes are with Ben Affleck, but I only did two days on that project so I don’t know if I’ll end up in it!
It was a great experience. I got to go to the set and see how it had changed and developed from our set a few years before – how Terrence is constantly evolving as a filmmaker. He’s not stuck in his ways. But I wouldn’t be shocked if I’m cut out of the finished film.”

Cannes 2011: Jessica Chastain on The Tree Of Life

You may not know Jessica Chastain yet, but you’re about to. She has two films in Cannes – thriller Take Shelter and Terrence Malick’s loooong anticipated The Tree Of Life.

Total Film caught up with her to talk Malick, Brad Pitt and being almost famous…

On her character, Mrs O’ Brien…

“She’s the perfect mother. She sort of represents the unattainable; she’s the kind of mother I would love to be. She’s the embodiment of grace and compassion, of putting others before yourself.

I’m a similar character in Take Shelter. So I’m playing two good mothers in Cannes!”

On working with Brad Pitt…

“I was intimidated before I met him! Because the idea that you’re going to play Brad Pitt’s wife carries so much weight.

But once you meet him, he really goes out of his way to make you feel equal and at ease and brave enough to be inventive in each scene.

He was wonderful. He plays a very different person from who he is in real life. His character is very closed down, very difficult to be with. 

Early on, he did a scene where he has a confrontation with our kids and I was so shocked by it. He said he hated doing it but his performance was so generous to [the other actors] because it enabled us to give our best in the scene with him.

It was great to see him totally throw himself into the character and then at ‘cut’ be normal Brad again, because I’ve heard stories where people don’t throw themselves out of the character!”

On starring in Terrence Malick’s next film…

All my scenes are with Ben Affleck, but I only did two days on that project so I don’t know if I’ll end up in it!

It was a great experience. I got to go to the set and see how it had changed and developed from our set a few years before – how Terrence is constantly evolving as a filmmaker. He’s not stuck in his ways. But I wouldn’t be shocked if I’m cut out of the finished film.”