Watch: Jessica Chastain tells Hello! about playing Miss Sloane and her ample time in Toronto

Jessica Chastain proved herself one of Hollywood's friendliest faces when the red-headed beauty pulled her stunning burgundy Givenchy gown out of the way so she could sit on the stage at Toronto's Isabel Bader theatre and take selfies with excited fans. The Miss Sloane star was in town premiering the political thriller on Monday (Dec. 5), one of many films she's shot locally. "The mayor announced that I was an honorary Torontonian," she told Hello! Canada on the red carpet.

While at the premiere, Jessica received a message from Mayor John Tory. Photo: © Getty Images

The 39-year-old also opened up about the challenges that came with taking on the character of Elizabeth Sloane, while director John Madden explained why she was perfect for the role. Co-star Grace Lynn Kung also spilled on a very special crash course the cast experienced to whip their political knowledge into shape.

Check out the video below!

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