At Tuesday night's 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala, the Molly's Game star was presented with the Chairman’s Award by the film's director, Aaron Sorkin, and used her acceptance speech to deliver a powerful message about change.
“I want to acknowledge what a difficult year 2017 has been for all of us,” she said, calling out the need for diversity in Hollywood. “Major change is coming. Change is good. Change is needed. Through a joint effort we will make things better. We must be better -- and we will.”
Chastain went on to acknowledge those that are doing good in the industry. "We have sadly heard a lot about the bad boys of Hollywood, but I would like to send some deserved love to a few of the good guys with whom I've had the pleasure of working," she said, before