Actress Roundtable: The Leading Ladies

What do you get when you get Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter and Hilary Swank together in a room?

Some great stories, a little dish and great insight into the business.

The Hollywood Reporter gathered them all together for your viewing enjoyment.

There are 3 clips and at the end of the post is the whole conversation (1 hour long).

In this 1st clip, they’re asked how they balance work and family.

In this clip, they are asked if there were roles that they had to turn down that they regret? What parts do they wish they had gotten?

What is the biggest regret in their careers?

And finally, the whole conversation.

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