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Acting Shapeshifter! Jessica Chastain’s Weight Loss Transformation for Roles Over the Years in Photos

Jessica Chastain has been willing to transform her body when it comes to taking on roles in Hollywood. She’s both gained and lost weight over the years to invest herself in the parts she plays

The Oscar winner put on 15 pounds to star in 2011’s The Help, but said gaining weight was “torture.” As a vegan, Jessica did things the healthy way, revealing, “I had to be soft and curvy, so I ate a lot of soy,” to E! News at the time.

For the 2022 Showtime limited series George and Tammy, Jessica dropped a considerable about of weight. “I give myself 100 percent to the characters I’m playing. At the end, I stopped eating to try to show how frail she was, and I lost a ton of weight for episode six,” she told Collider.

Scroll down to see Jessica’s weight transformation over the years.