Jessica Chastain Rejecting 2 MCU Roles Was a Wise Career Decision

Early on in her career, she decided to reject the MCU sidekick roles, looking for parts with more substance. The decision turned out to be a wise choice, as she is now considered one of the most sought-after actors in the industry.

Some of the biggest actors in Hollywood have appeared in The Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jessica Chastain was not one of them, turning down several roles that came her way.

Born in 1977 in Sacramento, California, the red-headed beauty developed a passion for dance at a very young age. She started appearing in Shakespeare plays and landed a spot in the prestigious Julliard school of acting. According to the Hollywood Insider, she received a scholarship to attend from famous alumnus comedian Robin Williams.