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Reese Witherspoon is one of Hollywoodís most respected performers. For her role as June Carter Cash in Walk the Line, she won the BAFTA, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other credits include Rendition, Sweet Home Alabama and Legally Blonde. Not satisfied with only an acting career, Witherspoon started a production company, Type A Films, and her first independent movie, Penelope, opens with Witherspoon producing and playing a supporting character.
Q: Did you ever consider playing the role of Penelope yourself?
Q: What did you have to do to develop the character of Annie?
Q: You donít get a chance very often to play a supporting role. Is it nice not to have to be the star and carry the weight of the entire movie on your shoulders?
Q: Can you talk about casting Christina for the title role?:
Q: What about casting James McAvoy as Max?:
Q: Since you shot the movie in London, why did you choose to set it in a non-descript part of the world?
Q: When your character meets Penelope, I thought she might be a guardian angel. Is there an element of that or is she just a friend?
Q: Can you talk a little about producing?
Written by Judy Sloane. Back to top
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