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WATCH: James McAvoy & Jessica Chastain Are Lovers Torn Asunder in 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Trailer

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! June 27, 2014 at 4:24PM

At last, the trailer has arrived for Ned Benson's hotly buzzed-about two-hander romance "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain as lovers in a rough patch. Is it an Oscar contender?
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At last, the trailer has arrived for Ned Benson's hotly buzzed-about two-hander romance "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain as lovers in a rough patch. Is it an Oscar contender? Weinstein Company will take "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them" to theaters on September 26, with discrete 95-minute versions for "Him" and "Her" rolling out later in the Fall. More on that drama here.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.