Quotes


  • I have always wanted to be in a rom-com. “I’ve been campaigning for Richard Curtis to write me something for about 10 years!
  • I feel like when you get an email with the script to read, or when you audition for something that is being directed by a woman, it always makes me a little bit more excited, because I think, probably, that woman has had to work that much harder, or be that much better to have gotten to this point.
  • My entire childhood I’d dreamed of being a musical theatre actress but I didn’t have a good enough voice.
  • After An Education, I got a lot of offers to play quirky girls going through big life changes, and I didn’t want to do that. It’s really just not wanting to take on things I could competently do without much work. It doesn’t seem worth it.
  • If you’re ever going to do anything to test yourself, then a monologue is probably the thing to do.
  • We’re all too used to only seeing women behaving really well [in movies]. When we see them out of control or struggling it doesn’t ring true because of everything we’ve been brought up to understand that women are always perfect and can do anything. That’s an unrealistic expectation of a woman. Seeing real humanity on-screen can be really jarring from a female perspective.
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