07:23 AM EDT 06/19/2013
Originally posted 06/18/2013 01:55PM
Jessica Chastain isn't big on kissing and telling – at least not now.
"Sometimes when someone [in the press] asks me about my dating status, I get really quiet about that because I want to protect it," the actress, who's been linked to Italian fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, tells E! Online.
Says Chastain, 36: "When I'm engaged someday – who knows to who – I'll probably be more open about it."
The actress, who earned back-to-back Oscar nominations for her roles in The Help and Zero Dark Thirty, explains that she wants to make sure a relationship will go the distance before going public with it.
Originally posted 05/25/2013 08:00PM
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Originally posted 02/24/2013 08:40AM
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Originally posted 02/23/2013 01:30PM
Having recently told Katie Couric during an interview that she does have a boyfriend, Jessica Chastain made what is apparently her first public appearance with him Friday night, at the Women in Film 6th annual Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party.
Arriving arm and arm together at Fig & Olive in Los Angeles, the Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress nominee and Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo sipped Perrier-Jouët Champagne in the main room before Chastain spotted her costar from last year's The Help, Viola Davis, and Davis's husband.
Chastain, 35, hugged and kissed the 31-year-old Passi, making it clear to all who saw them that the two are, in fact, a couple.
Originally posted 02/22/2013 04:00PM
The Oscars just got a little cuter.
In a new video spoof, a group of young children (6-years-old and under) deliver hilarious yet dramatic re-enactments of five of this year's Academy Award-nominated films.
Sporting fatigues and face paint in a take on Zero Dark Thirty, two little boys playing soldiers tell Jessica Chastain's mini-me they're ready to go after "Bin Lagin."
Originally posted 02/20/2013 02:30PM
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Originally posted 02/14/2013 12:20PM
It seems Ben Affleck has no hard feelings about being snubbed in the Oscars category of Best Director this year.
The Academy Awards announced Thursday that the Argo director, 40, will join fellow nominees Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence as presenters for the Feb. 24 show.
Affleck is a nominee as a producer of Argo, which is up for Best Picture. Chastain, 35, and Lawrence, 22, are both competing in the Best Actress category – for Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook, respectively.
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