Jessica Chastain has always played strong, powerful characters in movies. Born in Sacramento, California, Chastain joined the Juilliard School to sharpen her acting skills. After completing the course, she landed a talent holding deal with television producer John Wells. The deal helped her to appear on TV shows like ‘ER’ and ‘Veronica Mars.’ Chastain played the role of a recurring guest star in several TV shows like ‘Law & Order: Trial by Jury‘ during the late ’90s and early 2000s. The 2011 movie ‘The Help’ elevated her career to new heights. Chastain also earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the movie.
The following year, she got another Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her performance in ‘Zero Dark Thirty.’ The role also brought her a Golden Globe. Chastain’s other major works include ‘The Tree of Life,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘A Most Violent Year,’ and ‘Crimson Peak’. So at this point you might be wondering what is the next Jessica Chastain movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Jessica Chastain films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Jessica Chastain movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
7. Dark Phoenix (2019)
Jessica Chastain plays a seemingly crucial role, whose details are kept under tight wraps, in the upcoming ‘X-Men‘ spin-off ‘Dark Phoenix.’ Twentieth Century Fox has only revealed that Chastain’s character is called ‘Smith.’ The secretive nature of the role also generated a number of speculations like Smith would be a shapeshifter! Fox neither denied nor revealed anything other than the name of the character.
Sophie Turner plays the titular character of Dark Pheonix a.k.a. Jean Grey in the movie. During a secretive mission in the outer space, Grey is hit hard by powerful radiation which transforms her into a superhuman mutant. But the powers are too strong to be handled by her. The unstable power causes a breakdown in her system and cuts her internal demons loose. Eventually, Grey transforms into Dark Phoenix, who is a mortal threat not only to her mutant clan but the whole planet. James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Evan Peters play other major roles in the movie. ‘Dark Phoenix’ hits theaters on June 7, 2019.
6. It Chapter Two (2019)