Jessica Chastain named head of Marrakech jury at Marrakech Film Festival

Jessica Chastain named as jury president for the 20th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival, taking place from November 24 to December 2.

Jessica Chastain will replace Paolo Sorrentino and lead the jury for the competition.

Chastain expressed her honor to be selected as jury president, especially as it celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

He noted his excitement about returning to the festival, having last attended in 2011.

She views this role as a privilege and looks forward to celebrating the incredible global talent within the world of cinema.

In addition to her acting career, Jessica Chastain is known for her activism and her role as a producer.

His New York City-based production company, Freckle Films, has been involved in the production of projects such as "Memory," "The 355," and "George & Tammy."

She is also working on the development of two novel series: "His and Hers" by Alice Feeney and "The School for Good Mothers" by Jessamine Chan.