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Mia Wasikowska

Matt Damon

Matthew McConaughey

Jay Leno

Colin Farrell

Oscar Isaac

James McAvoy

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Conan O'Brien

Gretchen Egolf

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Hot Babe of the Day: Jessica Chastain

May 23rd, 2014 3:30am EDT
Hot Babe of the Day: Jessica Chastain
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of newest and most stylish photos of beautiful woman from all around the earth. Today's enticing target is Jessica Chastain.

Jessica was Born Jessica Howard on March 24th, 1977 in Sacramento and spent her formative years in the San Francisco Bay area

The red haired beauty attended the Juilliard School, with the help of a scholarship founded by alum Robin Williams and was in the graduating class of her best friend, Jess Weixler.

The talented actress made a few appearances on TV shows like Veronica Mars and ER.

However, Chastain's biggest success was...

Natural Celebrity Redheads - The Dirt On Whose Hair Is Real Or Fake

May 3rd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Natural Celebrity Redheads - The Dirt On Whose Hair Is Real Or F
Research reveals that less than 1 percent of the world's population has natural red hair. Even if both parents have red hair, there is just a one in four chance their child will be ginger, according to

Despite these rare statistics, Hollywood is full of redheads. So whose hair is real and whose isn't?

Lindsay Lohan is one of the few natural gingers in Tinseltown. She experimented with blonde for a while, but we're glad she's been sticking to her roots lately.

Check out more natural and unnatural redheads...

Curvy "Mad Men" star Christina Hendricks told The Daily Mail ...

Happy 4th of July: Top 10 Most Patriotic Movie Characters

July 4th, 2013 11:00am EDT
God bless America! What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to hunker down with some of the best movies celebrating our beloved nation and beat the heat inside with some air conditioning? In American cinema, there are plenty of films that center on patriotic themes and storylines. But what often doesn’t get looked at are the characters who make these movies tick.

These 10 characters are true patriots who love the United States of America just a little more than the average person on your movie screen. From colonial soldiers, to superheroes who proudly display the red, white and bl...

A Sultry Sofia Vergara, See-Through Adriana Lima & More Attend The CFDA Awards - See The Pics!

June 4th, 2013 1:03pm EDT
Sofia Vergara
On Monday night, a slew of style-conscious celebs including Alessandra Ambrosio, Sofia Vergara, Rooney Mara, Miranda Kerr and the Olsen sisters, attended the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards in New York City at Manhattan's Lincoln Center.

Celebs saluted the designers who dress them for high profile events, with Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington, Juliette Lewis and Hailee Steinfeld among the supporters.

Nicole Richie, who has her own fashion line, was among the designer crowd, along with child star-turned-style mogul Mary-Kate Olsen and her actress sister Elizabeth.


Interview: 'Mama' Director Andy Muschietti Talks Visual Influences, Guillermo del Toro And What Scares Him

May 30th, 2013 10:15am EDT
Nothing gets producers and studios more excited then a short film with massive creative potential, but in the case of a uniquely visual tale of a ghostly maternal figure out to do harm it was a cinematic slam-dunk.  Not only did "Hellboy" helmer Guillermo del Toro come on board as a supporter and Executive Producer, but also the film then got made into a feature length horror flick with the likes of actors Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.  The film is called "Mama" and to celebrate it’s arrival now on DVD/Blu-ray we sat down with co-writer/director Andy Muschietti who talked abou...

Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Chastain Rumored To Play Hillary Rodham Clinton

May 28th, 2013 1:03pm EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson may be playing Hillary Rodham Clinton in upcoming biopic "Rodham," which focuses on the former First Lady's early years in love and in politics.

The film is still in the early stages of casting and will reportedly center on her marriage to future President Bill Clinton as well as her political career.

However, Johansson isn't the only actress in the running for the highly coveted role. Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Amanda Seyfried ("Les Miserables") and Reese Witherspoon ("Legally Blonde") are also contenders.

Clinton graduated from Yale Law School in 1973 and...

Blu-ray Review: 'Mama'

May 14th, 2013 10:00am EDT
Ready for a more maternal ghost story, kiddies?  Then check out our review of the new to Blu-ray chiller "Mama" out now from Universal Home Entertainment.  The thrills get reviewed below.



   Title: "Mama"

   Grade: 3 1/2

   Cast: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier

   Director: Andy Muschietti

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 100 minutes

   Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment



The Flick: Working from a more of ghost story angle then a horror frame, Mama thrives because of its willingness to show les...

Jessica Chastain Joins Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'

April 8th, 2013 12:55pm EDT
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain is to star in Crimson Peak.

The Oscar-nominated actress is in negotiations with Guillermo del Toro - who she worked with when he was executive producer on her horror film Mama - to star in his new thriller, Variety reports.

Jessica will join the likes of Emma Stone, Charlie Hunnam and Benedict Cumberbatch in the modern day ghost story set in a haunted house.

Legendary Pictures are to produce and help finance the film with Universal Pictures and production is to begin in February 2014.

Guillermo recently said: "[The film] will allow me to play with the conventions of the...

85th Academy Awards Fashion: The Best & Worst

February 25th, 2013 8:54am EST
85th Academy Awards Fashion: The Best & Worst
The biggest event of the year in Hollywood took place on Sunday night - The 85th Annual Academy Awards - and the stars primped and preened for their red carpet appearances.

There weren't any major fashion flubs (and admit it, that's one of the reasons you tuned in to watch!) but there were a few style missteps. For example, usually a "best" list regular, Halle Berry looked a little too space age in a black and silver heavily striped Versace gown.

Kristen Stewart also disappointed in a Remm Acra lace dress that didn't do much for her skin tone nor her figure.

Conversely, Jennifer Aniston'...

Who Will Win Best Actress At The 85th Oscars?

February 24th, 2013 11:30am EST
Jessica Chastain
While Daniel Day-Lewis is this year's one sure bet to win an Oscar for his performance in Lincoln, there's one more near-lock: Jennifer Lawrence should be taking home her first Academy Award for her flawless performance in "Silver Linings Playbook.

It's the second time the 22-year-old star has been nominated in the category in her short career; and don't let her resume -- including films like The Hunger Games, X-Men: First Class and House at the End of the Street fool you. J-Law is the real deal.

Even if she's upset this year, she'll need to make room for a couple statues in the future.


'Everyone Wins At The Oscars' Gift Bag Includes Circus Lessons, Condoms & A 'Vampire Facelift'

February 24th, 2013 11:04am EST
Oscars 2013
Hey Jennifer Lawrence, don't worry if you don't land an Academy Award for your performance in Silver Linings Playbook (you will), because all the nominees who aren't bringing home an Oscar statue this year will get a goodie-bag worth $45,000 as a consolation prize (which will only cost them about $10,000 in taxes to keep).

Gift bags containing all sorts of expensive tchotchkes are nothing new at awards ceremonies like the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys. They started out as a way for companies to get the stars photographed with their wares in exchange for free stuff, ultimately evolving into a p...

Best Oscar Fashion Of The Last Decade

February 24th, 2013 8:20am EST
Best Oscar Fashion Of The Last Decade
The Academy Awards have always been the pinnacle of yearly fashion, an opportunity for the world’s most glamorous stars to slip into something silky and ham it up for cameras. Since the first annual instance of the event in 1929, the show has evolved from a moderate dinner party into an elaborate red carpet extravaganza. Who could forget some of Oscars showiest red carpet moments, from Cher’s feathered headgear and strappy leather get-up, to Bjork’s swan dress, to Gwyneth Paltrow’s elegant pink Calvin Klein? The last ten years have been decidedly less insane, but several stars have still ma...

Celebrities Reveal Their Oscar Predictions

February 23rd, 2013 8:00am EST
85th Academy Awards
Who will take home Oscar gold this Sunday? Several stars are chiming in with their picks for the coveted awards.

Viola Davis, Best Actress nominee for "The Help" in 2012, insists she's rooting for "everyone," but she "loved Lincoln."  She added, "I love Daniel Day-Lewis, everyone does." She also gave props to his co-stars Sally Field and Tommy lee Jones.

She gushed: "I felt like I spent two and a half hours with Lincoln."


Olivia Munn is looking forward to the Best Actor race. She also praised Day-Lewis but has another man on her min...

A Sexy Jennifer Lawrence, Pink Haired Helen Mirren & More Red Carpet Pics From The BAFTAs

February 11th, 2013 1:42pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence
The British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) took place on Saturday night, and plenty of American celebrities tiptoed through the snowflakes to attend the prestigious event at the Royal Opera House in London.

Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook") slicked her hair back and wore a strapless Dior Haute Couture gown with a black jacket to keep warm.

Anne Hathaway made headlines for her speech more than her black and silver studded gown. She accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress and was mocked on social media for thanking "Les Miserables" author Victor Hugo and for going on too lo...

A Look Inside The Oscar Nominees Luncheon

February 5th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Oscar Nominees Luncheon
The stars came out to Beverly Hills today to be honored as nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards and Starpulse was in the building to capture all of the action.  The Nominees Luncheon is an annual event where film industry gathers to celebrate their nomination for one final time before the big day. Each honoree is given a certificate that recognizes their Academy Award nomination and they get a souvenir Oscar sweatshirt.  Hey, if you don't get the Oscar, at least you got some swag!

If this all sounds a bit like high school graduation, it actually is.  After lunch is served, the entir...

2013 SAG Awards Fashion: Black, Navy Blue & Neutral Gowns Dominate

January 28th, 2013 9:19am EST
Jaimie Alexander
As we inch closer to the Academy Awards, tons of stars celebrated themselves at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday night.

Jaimie Alexander of "The Last Stand" (above) was one of the few celebs who showed some skin on the red carpet in a low-cut black Marc Bouwer gown. Most opted for more conservative ensembles in black, navy blue, and other neutrals.

A handful stood out in bright colorful gowns, including Jessica Chastain and Kaley Cuoco in bright red and Lea Michele in a bright pink dress.

Jennifer Garner, whose husband Ben Affleck is earning accolades for "Argo," looked ele...

Jessica Chastain's 'Mama' Muse Was Crystal Castles Star

January 22nd, 2013 11:41pm EST
Jessica Chastain took inspiration from Crystal Castles rocker Alice Glass for her role in new horror movie Mama.

The actress listened to punk icons Lou Reed and the Misfits and even took bass lessons in preparation for her role as musician Annabel in the spooky hit movie.

Now she has revealed her real-life rocker muse was Canadian star Glass, admitting she even copied the singer's jet-black bob hairstyle.

She tells MTV, "It's on the page (in the script) that Annabel plays punk, and she plays bass in a punk band. She's not like (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo character) Lisbeth Saland...

Jessica Chastain Eager To Meet Benefactor Robin Williams

January 21st, 2013 1:29pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain is desperate to meet Robin Williams so she can personally thank the funnyman for putting her through college.

The Zero Dark Thirty star, who is the favorite to land a Best Actress Academy Award, won a scholarship funded by Williams to go to prestigious arts school Julliard in New York - and she's never had the chance to give her benefactor a hug.

She says, "I am the first person to go to college in my family and it was because I got a scholarship from Robin Williams, who made it possible... I sent him a letter when I got the scholarship, but I've never met...

Two Jessica Chastain Films Dominate Weekend Box Office, Schwarzenegger Action Flick Bombs

January 21st, 2013 8:30am EST
New horror movie "Mama" made a surprise debut at the weekend box office, coming in at number one with takings of $28.1 million.

The foreboding thriller, produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Andy Muschiette, centers on a loving couple who learn that their two adopted nieces have brought a dark secret into their home. Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star.

Chastain currrently stars in the top two films in the country: "Zero Dark Thirty" about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden came in at number two with $17.6 million.

It's been a great couple of months for the actress, who is...

Jessica Chastain: Kathryn Bigelow's Snub 'An Arrow In My Heart'

January 18th, 2013 5:23pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain felt like she had been shot through the heart after learning director Kathryn Bigelow had missed out on a Best Director Academy Award nomination for their gritty drama Zero Dark Thirty. 

The actress won critical acclaim for her role as a tough CIA agent who uncovers the whereabouts of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden, leading to his real-life assassination in Pakistan on May 2, 2011. 

The performance, which earned her a Golden Globe Award last week, landed her a nod for Best Actress at the Oscars next month, while Zero Dark Thirty was also shortlisted fo...

CIA Agent Jessica Chastain Portrayed Was Denied Promotion After Tracking Down Bin Laden

January 18th, 2013 12:30pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain has revealed the CIA agent who inspired her character in Zero Dark Thirty was passed over for promotion after helping to track down terrorist leader Osama bin Laden - because she was so unpopular.
Chastain won a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of tough-as-nails Maya in the Kathryn Bigelow film, and she has admitted the character is based on a real person who she cannot identify.
But, during an appearance on The Daily Show on Wednesday night, Chastain revealed her muse is not a CIA golden girl, despite the fact she is responsible fo...

2013 Golden Globe Awards Fashion: Stars Dazzle In Black, White & Red

January 14th, 2013 9:21am EST
Golden Globes 2013 Fashion
Sunday night was one of the of the biggest events in Hollywood - the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. Red, white and black were some of the more popular choices on the red carpet, with stars such as Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence opting for crimson gowns.

Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey wore black and white, and Eva Longoria looked very leggy in a black gown with a slit up the thigh. Salma Hayek also stunned in a strapless black dress that showed off her curvy figure. Rachel Weisz wore black with a sheer polka dot skirt and her best accessor...

Best & Worst Dressed At The 2013 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

January 11th, 2013 9:01am EST
Critic's Choice Awards Fashion
On the heels of Wednesday's People's Choice Awards, the stars filled the red carpet at the 18th Annual Critic's Choice Movie Awards on Thursday.

Jennifer Lawrence, who took home the Best Actress In A Comedy award for "Silver Linings Playbook," looked incredible in a black draped Gurung gown with a train.

Also a hit was "Les Miserables" actress Anne Hathaway in a metallic floor-length Oscar de la Renta gown.

Hathaway's co-star Amanda Seyfried didn't impress us so much with her topknot hairstyle and Mario Schwab blue lace dress.

And perhaps Eva Longoria looked better in person, but her Mo...

Lincoln, Life Of Pi & Les Mis Lead 2013 Oscar Nominations (See Full List)

January 10th, 2013 10:13am EST
This year's Oscars host, Seth MacFarlane, was accompanied by actress Emma Stone Thursday morning to announce the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards.

Over 400 media representatives from around the world attended the 5:30am (Pacific) press conference to find out which films and stars are this year's cream of the crop.

Not surprisingly, Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic Lincoln led the pack with a whopping 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Day Lewis), and Best Director (Spielberg).

There were few surprises amongst this year's nominees, most notably ...

Jessica Chastain Considered Image Change For Hollywood Success

January 6th, 2013 2:07pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain considered changing her image in a bid to boost her chances of Hollywood success after failing to bag roles in the early days of her career.

The Help star trained at New York City's prestigious Juilliard School and moved to Los Angeles to make a name for herself, but she became so disillusioned with the offers she received, she contemplated dying her distinctive red hair blonde to try and boost her profile.

She explains, "There were a couple of times when I thought, 'Maybe I should dye my hair blonde?' I'm in L.A. and I'm thinking, 'Why can't I get an audition f...

Jessica Chastain Pulls Out Of Broadway Performances

December 29th, 2012 11:58am EST
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain has pulled out of several performances of Broadway show The Heiress to support her critically-acclaimed new movie Zero Dark Thirty during the Hollywood awards season.

The Help star has already picked up a number of honors for her role in the drama, which is based on the real life hunt for terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, and has been nominated for many more, including a Golden Globe Award nod for Best Actress.

Chastain previously confessed she was worried about how she would juggle her Broadway commitment with her film duties, and now she has confirmed she will not take ...

Jessica Chastain Heats Up The January British GQ In A Sizzling Lingerie & Nude Photo Shoot

December 4th, 2012 7:34pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain is sexier than we thought! The star of the upcoming Zero Dark Thirty, about the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden, wows in a new photo shoot for the British edition of GQ magazine.

The 35-year-old redhead sizzles in a new lingerie (and nude!) spread for the magazine and talks about her latest role, working with one of Hollywood's biggest stars and "gingers".

"This film will make news," she says of Zero Dark Thirty. "We all think we know how it ended. We don’t. And this movie is about how it really ended. It is shocking. When I first read the script, I was blown away...

Jessica Chastain: 'I Do Feel Cut Off From My Friends'

December 2nd, 2012 7:53am EST
Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain feels "cut off" from her friends because she has devoted so much time to her career.

The star has appeared in several box office hits in recent years, including The Help and The Tree of Life, and she hits cinemas again next month in her latest project Zero Dark Thirty, which chronicles the real-life search for terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, who was tracked down and killed by a Navy SEAL team in Pakistan in 2011.

Chastain plays an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the drama, and the actress admits she can relate to women who devote their liv...

Jessica Chastain Gets Sexy In Black Lace For Marie Claire Magazine

November 24th, 2012 10:41am EST
Jessica Chastain
Sexy redhead Jessica Chastain is sheer elegance in the December issue of Marie Claire magazine, wearing several revealing lace ans semi-see through outfits for her shoot.

The Oscar-nominated star of last year's The Help is set to hit the big screen again in January, in the much anticipated Zero Dark Thirty; director Kathryn Bigelow's take on the killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.

Jessica shared her thoughts and memories of attending famed acting school Julliard; how she copes with success and her new approach to dating.

“I never wanted to be a movie star," she says about achiev...

Jessica Chastain Wishes She Had Time For 'A Personal Life'

August 6th, 2012 12:48pm EDT
Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain is settling down in New York City over the next few months in the hope of starting up a "personal life".

The busy star spent much of 2011 travelling the world to promote her films, including The Help, Coriolanus and The Tree Of Life, and admits she had very little spare time as a result.

Now, the flame-haired beauty is hoping to enjoy herself a little more while filming The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby with James McAvoy in the Big Apple, ahead of her stint in Broadway play The Heiress.

She tells The Sunday Times Style magazine, "I'm happy and fulfilled. I do...