Jessica Chastain has an thought for a sequel to The Assist that would come with reprising her position of Celia Foote and Octavia Spencer’s position of Minny Jackson.
The 2011 movie by Tate Taylor was based mostly on the ebook by Kathryn Stockett about an aspiring younger white journalist who writes a ebook from the viewpoint of two Black maids and the racism they expertise working for white households.
Within the movie, Celia befriends her maid Minny as they each look after one another amid tumultuous marriages. Chastain opened as much as EW’s The Awardist podcast about what she want to see in a possible sequel.
“You realize who I take into consideration on a regular basis, and I simply want I may play her [again]? Celia Foote. I simply wish to do one thing, Celia and Minny, and see what occurred,” Chastain stated. “You realize they ended up residing collectively and elevating the infant collectively, they had been finest buddies. How superb would that movie be? I beloved her, and I obtained to be a bit foolish.”
Spencer gained a Supporting Actress Oscar in 2012 for her position of Minny Jackson, and Chastain additionally was nominated within the class. Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Anna Camp and Bryce Dallas Howard additionally starred, to call just a few.
“Quite a lot of my characters I really feel like I obtained to expertise quite a bit,” ,” Chastain added. “Celia, it was such a deep dive for me. I actually threw on that character, and I didn’t actually get to mine that a lot materials as a result of I used to be a supporting a part of that story. That’s a personality I want I may revisit.”