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Writing so that I can act became a way of having not more control over my future but not having to wait for permission. You…
When I go into a pitch room and I’m pitching something with a writing partner, everybody tends to look at the guy, even if I’m…
We put limitations on the way that we think about things, on ourselves, think about all the boxes we live in, male or female, you’re…
Then in college, besides economics, I also majored in studio art and got involved in photography and making short films and acting. But I didn’t…
One of the great pleasures of acting is surrendering to someone else’s point of view of the world – living inside a character and a…
Here’s the thing that I think about life – if you manage to get into a space where you don’t need that much, where the…
As an actor, you have an accumulated knowledge base. But there’s also something about it that every time you really feel like you’re doing it…
A lot of people think, ‘I’ll give acting or poetry or filmmaking a try. And if it doesn’t work out I’ll go get a law…
I’ve found myself at one in the morning just sitting at my desk spending an hour returning emails from the day until like two in…
I think I realized very early on that you can spend a lot of time constructing a really perfect scene in final draft and just…
You know, I can’t imagine 9 to 5 writing. That takes some stamina.
You are the sum total of the choices you make every day.
We’re always just telling stories, and stories are always just approximations of the truth. It’s never the truth exactly.
When I was a kid and going to the movies I was overwhelmed by the way women were always second-class citizens in the film.
The only thing that’s important is that every day I’m waking and doing something that I really love to do.
Science fiction has a way of letting you talk about where we are in the world and letting you be a bit of a pop…
So writing became a way to get to act in things that I thought were meaningful, and hopefully write stronger roles for other women.
Living in Cuba made me unafraid of whatever could happen to me.
Is there anything worse than being called the ‘It Girl?’ By definition, there will be a new one in two weeks.
I think we’re scared of intimacy – all of us, a little bit.
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