I just got off-the-phone with an exhausted – she’s just come from a Martial-Arts class, something she’s learning for Edgar Wright’s new film – but oh-so-lovely Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The guts of the chat was on her upcoming musical dance-drama “Make it Happen”, but naturally we also discussed the possibility of another “Die Hard” movie, and also the Wright movie. The full interview will be up next week.
Here’s a tease :
What are you working on next?
I have a film I’m going to start, with Michael Cera and directed by Edgar Wright, called Scott Pilgrim vs. the world. I’m extremely excited about it. I actually just started Kung-Fu training for it today!
Oh really? Wow!
Yeah! It’s going to be really cool. I’m such a fan of Edgar’s – I can’t believe I’m going to be involved with it.
Edgar is great. A real film buff. We did an interview for Hot Fuzz a year or so ago and all we talked about were Steven Seagal movies – or more precisely, possible titles for future Steven Seagal movies.
Really? That’s so funny. He’s great. Like Quentin [Tarantino], he’ll talk for hours.
I remember we also talked a lot about Die Hard – and he was really cheesed that Bruce didn’t have…
…his hair. Yeah I know [Laughs]. I got that too.
Oh really he’s still going on about it?
Are you back to Kung-Fu training this week?
I don’t really know. Started today, and we’ll see the schedule soon. I’m hoping to be pretty bad-ass by the end of it.
You must be sore. You go from dance to kung-fu?
I know [Laughs]. My body gets a beating.
Have you heard any rumblings of another Die Hard movie?
I haven’t. I’ve read things online here and there, but I’m not sure how reputable they are. I haven’t heard anything from the studio or from the director.
Are you contracted to do another?
I don’t think so, but I hope if they do another one they bring ol’ Lucy back!
STAY TUNED FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW WITH MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD NEXT WEEK
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Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.