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Jessica Chastain Wants to Continue Robin Williams' 'Legacy of Generosity'

Jessica Chastain Wants to Continue Robin Williams' 'Legacy of Generosity'

Jessica Chastain hits the carpet at a private screening of her movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby on Wednesday evening (September 10) at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York City.

The Oscar-nominated actress was joined at the Cinema Society and Prada hosted screening by her co-stars James McAvoy and Jess Weixler, as well as director Ned Benson.

Jessica made an appearance on The Today Show that morning and talked about receiving a college scholarship from the late Robin Williams.

“He was a complete stranger, and he absolutely changed my life,” Jessica said, adding that she hopes to pay the kindness forward. “It inspires me to try to continue his legacy of generosity. It’s such a beautiful thing that he did, and he would want to help other people, I think.”

FYI: Jessica is wearing a Prada dress and shoes with Le Vian jewelry. Jess is wearing a Prada dress.

30+ pictures inside of Jessica Chastain and others at the screening…

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Credit: Marion Curtis; Photos: Starpix/Just Jared
Posted to: James McAvoy, Jess Weixler, Jessica Chastain

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  • Marie90

    So Lovely! Nice to see Jess Weixler, I remember her in the film “teeth”, wow, worth of cronenberg, that film,hahaha.

  • Marie90

    Oops, I forgot to mention the charming James McAvoy!, I love him so much!

  • forrest gump

    ……………generosity??????????????????

  • go go

    How many freakin premieres of this movie is needed?!

  • smith

    @go go:
    the more the merrier,

  • Mia3

    Love James!!!

  • Lydia

    The movie can have a zillion premieres–won’t change the mixed to negative reviews. She can invoke Robin Williams’s name all she wants, it won’t make anyone care about her.

  • Hoe

    She’s such a politician

  • Kel

    This woman is a ridiculous attention seeker and an ocean of fakery! She’s now using a dead man’s name to help with her Oscar campaing, but never said “thank you” to him when she had the chance!
    Miss Shi.tty and the Disappearance of Facial Expressions won’t give her an Oscar don’t matter how hard she tries!

  • Mario89

    @Lydia:
    Lydia / Lucy the chastain troll/ hater is here! wow you are obsessed with her, get a life or a therapist!

  • Mario89

    @Kel:
    Omg melodramatic much! get a therapist, Lydia o “kel”, and why do you care? if she wants an Oscar? what’s wrong with that? you guys are painfully sad trolls.

  • Lara

    Lydia/Lucy/Kel/etc. I understand you are obsessed with Jess. She’s perfect, yes, but you really need psychological help. Soon.

  • IO

    why is the woman on the left with the purple dress looks like she’s trying real hard to smile? maybe she wishes she was the star of the movie or something. something’s off. good energy between Chastain and McAvoy but the other one (who is she?) seems pissed.

  • Cindy

    @Lara: Hey Jess Weixler, you’re the one obsessed with your girlfriend Jessica! Lol

  • James

    @Cindy:
    in case you didn’t know, Jess Weixler is engaged, she’s gonna marry her longtime boyfriend .