First update of the day are some candids from Emmy’s visit to Live! With Kelly & Michael. I also have included some video from her appearance – if any in better quality turns up, I’ll be sure to share it with you guys!
The bulletin board you mentioned: Do you do that for every role?
Yeah. It looks like “Homeland.” It’s everything from images to quotes to ideas for scenes. It’s basically brain vomit.
What do you do with it when the movie is over?
It usually gets thrown away — and whatever’s left is on the screen.
I imagine some fans might like to get ahold of that.
Somebody would like it. A lot of it’s very personal ideas and sense memories of things that happened to me will get tacked next to that scene number. It wouldn’t necessarily mean anything to anyone else. (READ ON…)
Your character got more development in the movie, than in the book. She feels wounded about being rejected by her family. Did you and Richard work on that?
Emmy Rossum: Yeah. I think we tried to flesh her out a little bit. In the book, you get an understanding of her being chosen for the dark side and she has fully embraced being bad. But underneath all this sexy bravado, in your face, attention-seeking craziness and glam that she projects, she’s kind of like this bratty teenager. She’s grown up but she’s pushed out by her family and not sheparded through the adolescent period like the way they are taking care of Lena. Obviously, every actor thinks they’re in their own movie so I fleshed her out completely and lived that but it was really fun for me to play with the dynamic of a character that’s not completely evil but seems that way. (READ ON…)