Chastain appears on the cover of a September 2011 issue of Los Angeles Times magazine. She talks about how she approaches each role.
You know, over the past four years, I’ve made 11 films, and I always approach things with the idea of, ‘Who’s going to be my teacher on this set? What am I gonna learn?’ I never think about how much money I’m going to make or if a movie is going to make me famous. I just think, ‘How is this a master class for me right now?’