James runs to Jessica
Here’s James McAvoy on the New York set of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby yesterday. He runs, then he’s tired. I haven’t read the script but since it’s kind of sort of a romance let’s pretend for now that he’s rushing home to prevent her from leaving. Will he make it? Well, if this were a Chinese movie he would arrive home to her dead body; we don’t like happy endings. I’m sure that won’t be the case here.
She, of course, is Jessica Chastain, once again, as always, unrecognizable, Hollywood’s current chameleon. I love her hair short like this, though I’m not sure if it’s a wig. And they do look great together. She also looks a liiiiiiiiittle bit like James’s wife Anne-Marie. Please please please God, I don’t want to have to worry about this.
Interestingly enough, during all this Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce coverage, whenever anyone has asked who I think Tom will commission next, Chastain has come to mind as an excellent candidate, if I were on team Tom putting together a list and if he were as powerful now as he used to be. I’m not saying I think it’s going to happen and she certainly doesn’t need for it to but this would be the type they would be looking for.