Jamie Lee Curtis, who’s spent over 40 years as an actress, has lately revealed her secret to getting extra display screen time. Curtis, whose credit embody Halloween, Halloween (2018), Buying and selling Locations, and True Lies, spoke with Insider final Saturday through the Santa Barbara Worldwide Movie Pageant about her secret sauce. It seems it was always displaying up on set.
“Do not return to your trailers. Trailers are not your buddy. Jonathan Wang, our producer of All the pieces In every single place All at As soon as, will let you know I by no means left the set. I do not consider in it.”
All the pieces In every single place All at As soon as holds a really particular place inside Curtis’ filmography. Her efficiency as Deirdre Beaubeirdre and her many variants earned Curtis her first Academy Award for Finest Supporting Actress. “I am the one Oscar nominee who has ever offered yogurt that makes you shit,” Curtis stated through the Santa Barbara Movie Worldwide Pageant Q&A that includes movie critic and historian Leonard Maltin.
To underline her level about not befriending her trailer, Curtis relayed a narrative referring to Knives Out, the place she was however one member of an totally star-studded forged. Curtis performed Linda Drysdale, the daughter of Harlan Thrombey (Michael Shannon) and the sister of Walt Thrombey (Michael Shannon). The movie was directed by Rian Johnson, who lately got here out with the sequel Glass Onion and the unrelated however comparable streaming sequence Poker Face.
“[Johnson] as soon as referred to as me his MVP on Knives Out, and when he was requested why, he stated, ‘As a result of she was at all times on set. ‘She by no means left the set.’ He ended up utilizing me in pictures he wasn’t going to make use of me in as a result of I used to be on set.”
Some Upcoming Tasks
Curtis has 4 upcoming tasks in numerous levels of improvement or manufacturing. One among them is Borderlands, an adaptation of the favored online game sequence of the identical identify that will likely be directed by Eli Roth and Tim Miller, written by Roth and Craig Mazin, and whose forged consists of Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Haley Bennett, and Gina Gerson.
One other is Haunted Mansion, based mostly on an previous Disney theme park journey, like Pirates of the Caribbean and Jungle Cruise. Will probably be the second movie adaptation of the journey, after the 2003 movie starring Eddie Murphy and Terence Stamp. This new model will likely be directed by Justin Simien, written by Katie Dippold, and have the extra appearing expertise of Rosario Dawson, LaKeith Stanfield, Owen Wilson, Tiffany Haddish, Danny DeVito, and Winona Ryder.
The lone TV present amongst them is Kay Scarpetta, which can star Nicole Kidman because the title character and be based mostly on the Patricia Cornwell bestselling e-book sequence. Cornwell herself will function a producer on the sequence alongside Curtis, Kidman, and Jason Blum. Prime Video is near ordering two seasons, at the least, in keeping with Deadline.
The ultimate upcoming film will likely be Spychoses, directed by Gabriel Schmidt and written by Schmidt, Tom Arnold, and Gene Loveland. Different forged members apart from Curtis are John Savage, Kimberly Russel, and Blanca Blanco. Notable, each Arnold and Curtis have been in True Lies collectively, which was directed by James Cameron and in addition starred Arnold Schwarzenegger.