Get ready for the return of Inside the Actors Studio! Bravo revealed that season 22 of the series will premiere on December 21, and the first person to sit in the chair to be grilled by James Lipton is Jessica Chastain. Her latest film, Miss Sloane, has earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
Find out more about this episode from the press statement released by Bravo below.
Bravo Media’s Emmy Award-winning “Inside the Actors Studio,” hosted by James Lipton welcomes award-winning actress and producer Jessica Chastain to the stage on Wednesday, December 21 at 8pm ET/PT. In light of her titular role in the new film Miss Sloane, currently in theaters, the talented performer discusses her rise to Hollywood stardom from humble beginnings as a shy and anxious adolescent in northern California. The ever endearing Chastain reflects on theater training at Julliard and her career-changing films, such as Salomé, where she starred opposite Al Pacino, who she counts among her biggest influences. Viewers will also learn about Chastain’s personal experiences in iconic movies such as A Most Violent Year, which she describes as one of her greatest filmmaking achievements, and Zero Dark Thirty, explaining why it was the worst experience of her life.
An Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Chastain is known for such films as The Help, Zero Dark Thirty, Take Shelter, Mama, Interstellar and The Tree of Life. She has appeared on stage in plays including The Cherry Orchard, Wilde Salome and Othello. With several upcoming films including The Zookeeper’s Wife and Woman Walks Ahead, she can be seen in Miss Sloane, now in theaters. Earlier this year, Chastain launched an all-female production company, Freckle Films, along with development executive Elise Seigel.
Check out photos from her appearance on the series below. Are you excited for the return of Inside The Actors Studio? Tell us what you think.