Watch: THR’s Actress Roundtable with Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Oprah Winfrey, Emma Thompson, Octavia Spencer and Lupita Nyong’o

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The Hollywood Reporter has another wonderful roundtable video and this time, it’s with the actresses of the moment: Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels’ The Butler), Octavia Spencer (Fruitvale Station), Amy Adams (American Hustle) and Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave). 

In the video below, they talk about the best and worst piece of advice they been given about acting, the scariest moment they’ve had on set, personal sacrifices they’ve made, their most challenging auditions and if screenwriters are writing better roles for women.

Also in the video, Julia Roberts talks about what she learned from working with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams tells how she used to use auditions as acting class.

Check it out below!  

2 Comments

  1. Jack Wasz

    November 27, 2013 at 6:49 am

    So we’re expected to take Oprah seriously as an actress now?

    She is so outclassed by the five other women involved that she really has no business being involved in this roundtable, and especially should not be front-and-center in the photo.

    You know, Jerry Springer has done more acting than Oprah and nobody would ever ask him to be on an actor’s roundtable.

  2. Lance Carter

    November 27, 2013 at 7:36 am

    I respect Oprah as an actress but yeah, there are other women who should have appeared on the roundtable before her. I thought she was fine in ‘The Butler’ but definitely not Oscar worthy. Where was Brie Larson? Or Cate Blanchett?

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