Alfred Molina first worked with Carey Mulligan when he played her father in Mulligan’s breakthrough film role, 2009’s An Education.
Carey Mulligan explains how she feels about playing such an ambitious, and in some instances dark, character in Promising Young Woman.
Mulligan also talks about figuring things out on set, her worst audition and more!
“The subject matter didn’t frighten me as much as doing a one-woman show. I spend my whole career trying to forget I am being watched” – Carey Mulligan
A headstrong Victorian beauty (Carey Mulligan) has her choice of three different suitors: a sheep farmer, a dashing soldier and a prosperous, older bachelor (Michael Sheen)
Mulligan talks about her stage career, being cast in An Education, and the truth behind the oft-repeated urban legend regarding her writing a “childhood crush” letter to Kenneth Branagh.
Take a look at The Hollywood Reporter’s great new actress roundtable interview featuring Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Cate Blanchett (Carol, Truth), Helen Mirren (Trumbo, Woman in Gold), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Carey Mulligan (Suffragette), Jane Fonda (Youth), Brie Larson (Room) and Charlotte Rampling (45 Years).
“Once you’ve done a play you build muscles, you feel better when you keep it fresh every time, it has to have the feeling it’s never been done before” – Carey Mulligan
The Great Gatsby’s Carey Mulligan on Auditioning with Leonardo DiCaprio: “We spent about an hour and a half together auditioning, and I loved it”
Carey Mulligan won the part of Daisy Buchanan over many of Hollywood’s most famous starlets. But the actress claims one of the best rewards was working with costar Leonardo DiCaprio
Australian director Baz Luhrmann is behind one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year—the latest adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Carey Mulligan on Auditioning for ‘The Great Gatsby’ and How “Acting is No Longer the Focus” of Her Life
One of the greatest achievements in Carey Mulligan’s career (perhaps even more than being nominated for an Oscar for An Education) was when she landed the part of Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby.
Watch: Actresses’ Roundtable featuring Carey Mulligan, Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Michelle Williams and Charlize Theron
The video is an hour long and it’s just great to watch (or listen to). They talk about their careers, getting bad reviews, how they got their start and so much more. So good!
Carey Mulligan talks ‘Drive’, ‘Shame’ and playing a character that doesn’t worry about their “appearance in any way”
“A lot of people just wanted me to sort of do what I had already done,” she recalls. “Films that reminded me of that part weren’t films that I was interested in.”
In Theaters: December 2nd, 2011
Carey Mulligan: Singing ‘New York, New York’ in the film ‘Shame’ “was probably more nerve-racking than nudity”
Carey Mulligan, who is catching alot of attention these days for her role in the Steve McQueen directed movie Shame with Michael Fassbender, recently shared that baring it all on the big screen wasn’t such a big deal.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Albert Brooks and Bryan Cranston, the film is about a guy named Driver. A Los Angeles wheelman for hire; stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. When he falls for his neighbor (Mulligan) things start going to hell rapidly.