There is little doubt that Rosamund Pike is likely one of the most interesting actors working at the moment, and two concurrent movies show it. She joins me for the most recent version of my Deadline video collection, The Actor’s Side to debate her newest roles in Amazon Studios’ Radioactive through which she performs the two-time Nobel Prize winner Mme Marie Curie, and in a totally reverse type of function as an unethical and ruthless authorized guardian at midnight comedy I Care A Lot which debuted to raves on the Toronto Film Festival and debuts on Netflix February 19.
Pike talks about her profession together with her notable early stint as a Bond Girl reverse Pierce Brosnan’s 007 in 2002’s Die Another Day, albeit a really good one since as Pike says she often is the first Bond Girl to have graduated from Oxford. She additionally talks about her life-changing Oscar nominated function within the monumental hit thriller, Gone Girl , plus early classes in performing together with one piece of recommendation at age 19 that she says she carries along with her each single day on each single job since. On taking part in Curie, she says the movie was as a lot a biopic about radioactivity because it was about Curie, and notes the distinction Hollywood had beforehand handled male genius figures vs females, the latter she says usually referred to a “a little bit of a bitch” which she thinks is extra in regards to the viewer than , on this case, Curie who was too busy altering the world to even care. For this movie she additionally discusses the scene she might solely play as soon as, an emotional second that she was “terrified” to do. And that brings us to the very completely different I Care A Lot for which you will note a beforehand unseen and unique first look of Pike because the lethally charged Marla , a no-nonsense enterprise girl who preys on the aged and earnings by their , um, incarceration in horrible residing situations in nursing properties. It’s definitely well timed, and wickedly humorous in its very darkish approach. Pike talks in regards to the large enterprise of well being care , and the way this situation takes that to the intense. She mentioned when she noticed The Wolf Of Wall Street she puzzled why nobody was writing roles like that for girls, however with I Care A Lot she believes her prayers had been answered with as juicy a task as they get.
In the edited model on the prime of this publish we open speaking about being that James Bond expertise, however to listen to extra detailed dialog on that in addition to the complete half hour interview simply click on the hyperlink under as effectively.
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