Oprah Winfrey (‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’), Jessica Lange (‘Feud: Bette and Joan’), Chrissy Metz (‘This Is Us’), Nicole Kidman (‘Big Little Lies’), Reese Witherspoon (‘Big Little Lies’) and Elisabeth Moss (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’) discuss acting at this Hollywood Reporter Roundtable.
In the second in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to Oscar time, we bring you a discussion featuring Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Laura Dern (Wild), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Hilary Swank (The Homesman), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Amy Adams (Big Eyes). Have a listen as the girls discuss their careers to date, the roles that caused them to be invited to sit at this table, auditions and the experience of rejection, the disparity between how actors and actresses are treated in the industry by peers and critics, what they’ve learned over their time in the business and much more.
This is a great session with much food for thought and much inspiration, so sit back, take a break for an hour and enjoy!
This fascinating interview between Oscar-nominees, Michael Keaton (Birdman) and Reese Witherspoon (Wild), courtesy of Variety, covers their approach to their current roles, acting generally, their beginnings, taking on other roles behind the camera, how to handle reviews and the internet, as well as the different way women and men are treated by the public and within the industry.