Jessica Chastain, currently starring in Broadway's 'The Heiress', stopped by Comedy Central's The Daily Show WITH Jon Stewart last night to discuss her latest film "Zero Dark Thirty". "I'm interested in films that create a conversation," she explained to host Stewart. "The film ends with an unanswered question and I think it asks where do you want to go. And by asking the audience that question, you're forcing them to participate." Check out the appearance in full below!
Chastain recently won a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture,Drama for her performance in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty. The actress currently stars in Broadway's The Heiress as 'Catherine Sloper'. The show also stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn as Dr. Austin Sloper, the leading man of "Downton Abbey" Dan Stevens as Morris Townsend and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey as Lavinia Penniman. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress is directed by two-time Tony Award nominated playwright and director Moisés Kaufman.
ZERO DARK THIRTY is the story of history's greatest manhunt for the world's most dangerous man. It follows the special operations forces mission to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. Directed and co-produced by Kathryn Bigelow with a screenplay by Mark Boal, both associated with The Hurt Locker, the film stars Oscar nominee Chastain, Chris Pratt, James Gandolfini, Joel Edgerton, EdgaR Ramirez, and Mark Strong.
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