has Salma Hayek
Et spoke with the Molly's Game
star at the premiere of the film in New York City on Wednesday, where she opened up about Hayek
's recent op-ed for The New York Times. In the piece, Hayek
detailed the struggles of bringing her 2002 film, Frida
, to screen, and alleged harassment by Harvey Weinstein
, what an incredible artist, what an incredible woman, what an incredible humanitarian," Chastain told Et. "That piece really showcases why it is important to have more woman in leadership positions, because, first of all, what a producer she was."
"Highlighting everything she went through to get her movie made, she's such an accomplished, incredible human being [and] a voice we need in our cinema, in our society," she continued. "I hope we're getting to a point where we're making lasting changes so women like Salma Hayek won't have to go through what she did. It's really heartbreaking