Jessica Chastain, The Help


Jessica Chastain has nothing to worry about. Just take a look at the amazing year the newly minted Oscar nominee has had.

But try telling her that.

"I always think I'm going to get fired," Chastain admitted to me at the recent Producers Guild Awards.


We'll let her explain…

"Everyone keeps telling me you get fired from at least one set in your life, and I haven't been fired yet," explained Chastain, who is up for a best supporting actress Academy Award for her work as the loveable Celia in The Help. "I've been fired on little things, but nothing big. So now every time I'm on a set, I'm like, ‘This could be the one.'"

Like working opposite Brad Pitt? "I thought it was going to happen when we were doing The Tree of Life," she said. "I thought it in the first week that I was going to get fired."

As if.

Chastain was in Paris at the Giorgio Armani Privé couture show when she heard the news of her nomination. She's also in the City of Light for a photo shoot for W magazine. Then it's off to the Middle East, where she'll spend three months in Jordan shooting director Kathryn Bigelow's movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden.

And we certainly know where she'll be on Feb. 26. See you on the Oscars red carpet, Jess!

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