Jessica Chastain reflects on playing emotionless Maya in 'Zero Dark Thirty'
NEW YORK - Tradecraft? Jessica Chastain is an old hand. In The Debt, one of the seeming dozens of films Chastain starred in in 2011 (a couple of others: The Help, Tree of Life), the actress played Rachel Singer, a Mossad agent in 1960s East Berlin. Emotionally scarred, Chastain's Israeli spy was nonetheless skilled, stoic, resolute.