Jessica Chastain

Lynn Hirschberg asks Jessica Chastain which celebrity makes her swoon.

Released on 1/2/2013

Credits

Starring: Jessica Chastain

Transcript

00:03
Gary Oldman is my cinematic crush.
00:07
Gary Oldman in Dracula.
00:10
It was just
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(laughs)
00:12
him with the accent and the hair
00:14
and the humanity he brought to the character.
00:17
That was it for me.
00:19
I had always loved his work, loved him as an actor.
00:23
And didn't think he knew me at all.
00:26
I was at the Palm Springs Film Festival
00:29
having lunch in a restaurant before,
00:32
and I saw him in the restaurant.
00:33
And I told my friend, Oh my God, that's Gary Oldman.
00:36
I was too nervous to go say hi to him.
00:38
Then I was on the Red Carpet,
00:39
and someone asked me, Who do you want to meet?
00:41
And I said, Well, Gary Oldman's here right now
00:43
and I think he's a genius.
00:44
15 seconds later, Gary Oldman walks up
00:47
to me while I'm still on camera,
00:49
and says, Hello, I just want to say hello to you.
00:52
I saw you at the restaurant,
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but I was too shy to come over.
00:56
And, when he walked away, I turned back
00:59
and I was so stunned that the person said,
01:01
You have tears in your eyes.
01:01
And then, I lost it.
01:03
I started to cry.
01:04
It was pretty special.