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The final trailer for Andy Muschietti's upcoming horror film It: Chapter Two has arrived, and the intensity levels are absolutely through the roof. Send help.

The first trailer focused predominantly on a slow, increasingly uncomfortable confrontation, but the new one gives away more reveals and offers a faster pace.

The second half of Stephen King's legendary 1986 novel It is explored in It: Chapter Two, in the fictional setting of Derry, Maine. The 1,169-page book is fairly monstrous, to say the least.


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Muschietti's 2017 It was a massive hit in the cinema, featuring seven Derry kids becoming aware of a horrible monster preying on their town. The kids set out to fight it, stopping our hearts in the process.

The monster is a shapeshifter, but wears the face of a dancing clown named Pennywise normally. Bill Skarsgård's acting skills as the clown have honestly ruined our lives forever.

While the children somehow defeat Pennywise, It: Chapter Two is set 27 years later and they learn pretty quick that Pennywise is still alive. They therefore decide to return to Derry to fight him one final time.

The first It scared the sh*t out of us, but the latest film looks like it'll have a similar dynamic of Pennywise attacking the kids in turn.

The adult version of the 'Losers' Club' (James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, and Isaiah Mustafa) face Pennywise once again in isolated settings before the final battle.

There'll be plenty of screaming, that much is certain. It lands in cinemas on September 6, prepare the night lights for sleep.

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This post contains spoilers regarding episode four of Game of Thrones, season eight.

The latest episode of the beloved HBO show has angered fans and celebrities alike, due to the racial insensitivity and disrespectful use of sexual violence as a storyline.

Sansa Stark experienced a hugely controversial plot point in season five; the horrific rape at the hands of Ramsay Bolton. In episode four, the Hound has a conversation with the new Lady of Winterfell and uses some gross language.

"I heard you were broken in. Broken in rough," he says, while sitting in HER HOUSE. Sansa replies by saying, "Without Littlefinger and Ramsay and the rest, I would have stayed a little bird all my life", she says.


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Sansa explains to the Hound, who harassed her as Joffrey's former minion, that she is no longer afraid of him as she’s seen "much worse" since.

The Hound tells Sansa that none of the bad things, i.e. Ramsay Bolton and Littlefinger, would have happened to her if she had left King's Landing with him.

The problematic language grates on many fans, as the word 'rape' is never uttered and the Hound essentially blames Sansa here for her own assault. She was a child when she met the Hound, why would she leave anywhere with him?

Jessica Chastain, who co-stars with Turner in the upcoming Dark Phoenix film, has joined the chorus of critics. Chastain is a staunch supporter of the Times Up movement for equal pay and representation in Hollywood, and #MeToo is close to her heart.

The actor tweeted her displeasure at the show’s choice to use assault as a narrative device;

“Rape is not a tool to make a character stronger,” she wrote. “A woman doesn’t need to be victimized in order to become a butterfly. The little bird was always a Phoenix. Her prevailing strength is solely because of her. And her alone.” YAS QUEEN.

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Thank the Lord, Sansa escaped Ramsay alongside Reek/Theon Greyjoy and later gave him the gruesome death he deserved. I'm sure we all remember the hounds scene? Revenge is served COLD by the Starks.

After the backlash surrounding the rape scene in season five in 2016, writer-producer Bryan Cogman explained that the decision for Sansa to be raped on her wedding night by Ramsay Bolton was the only realistic narrative option. Rude?

He continued, "Yes, it would have been hugely satisfying for Sansa to have a shiv up her sleeve and gut Ramsay, but that’s not Sansa. We can’t all be Arya, most people in that situation, they have to play a longer game."


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That entire interview seems like a massive cop-out to us. The show clearly still has zero grasp of how to discuss sexual assault, as the Hound so callously proved.

Sonia Saraiya​​​​​​, an experienced Vanity Fair critic has elaborated on why the scene didn’t work for her. She explains that Sansa’s reaction to the Hound’s comment rang false for the character.

“She just sits there and takes it,” she writes. “It feels like a repudiation of both of their character arcs- and, as I have said again and again this season, a missed opportunity for growth and connection.”

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Sansa has yet to have her hero moment and regain revenge, but we're guessing it may be her who gets to put the final nail in Cersei's coffin? Just a theory. 

The show also received criticism for its treatment of people-of-colour, specifically regarding Missandei's death. Ava DuVernay, the iconic black female filmmaker, called the show out on Twitter for it's brutal killing of their sole woman-of-colour.

The lack of diversity is pretty noticeable, and the series rarely involves female directors.

Just five percent of the 73 total episodes were directed by women, and it comes across in the show's writing habits.

Namely on sexuality and assault as plot tools; it's rare that the female characters escape rape. DB Weiss and David Benioff, Y'all need to step up thy game in future, or you'll lose female viewers.

Don't shut out female writers, we have a lot to offer and deserve a seat at the table.

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Hollywood is notorious for it's lack of consideration for the importance of equal pay. Actresses have continuously lost out on wages to male co-stars who are contributing the exact same or less to the project than them.

Robert Pattinson has now weighed in on the gender pay gap in Hollywood, claiming that he'd work without pay if it meant securing great actresses. Um, we heart?

The actor signed a #MeToo 'behavioural contract' before signing onto a Netflix original project out later this year. The King also stars Lily Rose-Depp and Timothée Chalamet.


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Most famously, Michelle Williams was paid EIGHT TIMES less than Mark Wahlberg for All the Money in the World, and earned just $1,000 for the reshoots. Bear in mind that Mark isn't exactly Oscars material, yet he was given $1.5 million.

The highest-paid actress of last year, Scarlett Johansson, made $198.5 million less than the highest-paid actor, George Clooney.

High-profile Times Up activist Jessica Chastain was given roughly $1.75 million for The Martian, while Matt Damon allegedly earned as much as $25 million. Wow.


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Pattinson, who found fame after starring in Twilight, told The Sunday Times;

“If it’s a question of me being paid more and getting a worse actress, or me being paid less and getting a better actress, I’ll do it for fucking free." We stan a Times Up supporter.

He also divulged why he never speaks openly about his romantic life, saying;

"If you let people in, it devalues what love is," he says. The actor is currently dating Suki Waterhouse.


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"If a stranger on the street asked you about your relationship, you’d think it extremely rude. If you put up a wall it ends up better."

We're guessing he keeps his cards close to his chest, love-wise, since the whole Kristen Stewart cheating scandal. He sounds like a sound feminist lad, one you'd bring home to your granny for sure,

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Jessica Chastain became a first-time mum in 2018.

And now she has posted he first snap of her little girl on Instagram – and we're swooning.

The 41-year-old reportedly welcomed a daughter ten months ago via surrogate with her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo .


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Jessica showed that her little one was with her as she got ready for the 2019 Golden Globes as they sat in the make-up chair together.

The picture shows the little babies hands reaching to hold a stunning jewelled ring that's in Jessica's hand. 

She captioned the snap, ''You’ve got good taste, kid.'' 

Her followers clearly loved the photo, with many commenting how adorable they were.

One said, ''I'm so so so elated for the three of you.''

While another wrote, ''When did you have a child….wow…congratulations!!! How lovely!!''


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Jessica and Gian Luca are famously private about their personal life.

They married at his family estate north of Venice in June 2017 after four years together.

Jessica attended the 2019 Golden Globes at the weekend with Gian Luca, looking exquisite in a an elegant black dress.

A Golden Globe winner and five-time award nominee, Jessica was there to present an award.


Congratulations to Jessica Chastain an her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo.

According to reports, the couple have became first-time parents to a baby girl.

The 41-year-old actor has named her little one, who was born via a surrogate, Giulietta Passi Chastain, who was born via surrogate.

The tot is also four months old.

Jessica has been at the centre of swirling pregnancy rumours for a while now, with the first reports of her new bundle of joy beginning in October, when she was spotted on the set of her movie, Eve, pushing a pram. 

Jessica married her 35-year-old fashion executive husband last June at his family's estate, Villa Tiepolo Passi, in Treviso, Italy.

They had been dating for five years before that. 

Jessica is notoriously  private about their relationship, and does not open up about her personal life to the media, so many people were in the dark about the baby.

We think that it's fabulous news and wish them both all the luck as the start this new journey together as a trio.


When a woman in Hollywood is cast a position of power, people are often quick to label the role as a 'strong female character' – but Jessica Chastain isn't buying it.

The Interstallar actress has hit out at those who use the term because it implies that women do not possess strong personality traits to begin with.

In a series of tweets posted earlier today, Jessica made the point that it is rare for a male actor to be referred to in such a way.

She wrote: “Every time someone writes that I play ‘strong women’ what they’re implying is that most women aren’t. How about I just play well written parts?”

When challenged about the stereotypes facing make actors, Jessica agreed that negative labels can indeed affect both genders.

Her comments some just days after she used her voice at the Elle Magazine's Women In Entertainment event to call out hypocrisy in Hollywood.

"This is an industry rife with racism, sexism and homophobia," she said, as she took to the podium.

"It is so closely woven into the fabric of the business that we have become snowblind to the glaring injustices happening every day."

Adding: "Oh we're very quick to point the finger at others and address the issue with social action and fundraising. Yet there is a clear disconnect between how we practice what we preach in our industry."



That’s right folks, there are TWO beautiful redheaded actresses dominating the box office these days – despite some serious confusion.  

Aside from their glorious hair colour, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jessica Chastain really do look remarkably alike.

So much so that there is now Jessica Chastain: The Musical (Bryce Dallas Howard), a hilarious short YouTube video created by Legolambs.

Pretending to be sung from Bryce’s POV, the song begs for people to be able to differentiate between the two actresses.

It opens, “everything was going so well, this just isn’t fair. I was here first.”

The star of the forthcoming Jurassic World movie hilariously got in on the joke after a friend sent her the video which she then passed on to Ms Chastain.

The 34-year-old daughter of Ron Howard did a Dubsmash with the song and sent it to Jessica who posted it from her own Instagram.


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“Jessica was like, ‘OK, this is totally a thing. We need to use this power for good, and do a movie together playing sisters,’” Ms Howard told reporters at the Los Angeles premiere of Jurassic World.

As if the pair starring alongside each other in The Help didn’t confuse us enough, playing sisters will seriously get everyone’s heads spinning




Jessica Chastain has spoken out against Russell Crowe’s controversial comments about older women in the movie business. Russell was speaking to The Australian Women’s Weekly when he said: “To be honest, I think you’ll find that the woman who is saying that [the roles have dried up] is the woman who at 40, 45, 48, still wants to play the ingénue, and can’t understand why she’s not being cast as the 21-year-old. If you are willing to live in your own skin, you can work as an actor. If you are trying to pretend that you’re still the young buck when you’re my age, it just doesn’t work.”

Now, the Interstellar actress has spoken out about Russell’s comments, saying that despite the number of amazing actresses out there, they're simply not getting the roles: “I think there are some incredible actresses in their 50s and 60s that are not getting opportunities in films. And for someone to say there are plenty of roles for women that age – they’re not going to the movies enough.”

She also added that it seemed as if Russell was "getting his foot stuck in his mouth".

Meanwhile, Meryl Streep has defended Russell’s words, saying that he was "misappropriated" and was talking about himself. She then continued to say that she agrees with his words, claiming: “It's good to live in the place where you are.”




Reports are speculating that Jessica Chastain is set to play the iconic film star, Marilyn Monroe.

Jessica is believed to have landed the lead role in director Andrew Dominik’s new Marilyn Monroe drama, Blonde.

Blonde plans to go into a more in depth look of Marylin’s life and will be told from the perspective of Marilyn’s real persona, Norma Jeane Baker.

The film will also feature all of Marilyn’s famous suitors but they will all go under vague descriptions, such as the playwright (Arthur Miller), the president (John F. Kennedy) and The Ex-Athlete (Joe DiMaggio).

We think Jessica is a perfect cast choice for the role, as Jessica even looked and acted like the iconic star in the hit film, The Help.



Eric Northman in a loin cloth? Ah we might pop in and see what the fuss is when it comes out.

Alex Skarsgård, who plays Eric Northman in HBO’s True Blood has been cast to play Tarzan in the upcoming movie production.

New Hollywood starlet Margot Robbie will be taking on the role of Jane. It is thought the role was originally supposed to go to Jessica Chastain.

Unfortunately we will have to wait till 2016 to see the movie which is in pre-production with Warner Bros.



The latest instalment in the Disney Park advertisement campaign has been released and it is every bit as striking as previous ones have been.

Featuring the elegant and beautiful Jessica Chastain as Brave‘s Merida, the ad will appear first in the February issue of O, Oprah Winfrey’s magazine.

The shoot was photographed by one of Hollywood’s top photographers, Annie Lebowitz.

The ad campaign has previously featured many big names such as Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, Taylor Swift as Rapunzel and Rachel Weisz as Snow White.

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