I spoke to Mary Elizabeth Winstead (for forgettable dance flick â€œMake it Happenâ€) about a week before she was due to start on Edgar Wrightâ€™s â€œScott Pilgrim Vs. The Worldâ€ (an action/comedy, based on a rather popular comic-book (arenâ€™t they all?), and starring Michael Cera in the lead role of a slacker whose forced to defeat the seven ex-girlfriends of one particular broad (Winstead) if he wants to share her gum). Based on some of the jokes she and the â€œHot Fuzzâ€ director had been sharing â€“ she told me a couple; he also relentlessly teased about Bruce Willisâ€™s hair, or lack of, in the last â€œDie Hardâ€ flick, in which she played Lucy, the lead heroâ€™s tweenage daughter â€“ it was clear that actress and director already had a good rapport. And Winstead seemed genuinely excited about the movie â€“ using words like â€˜coolâ€™ and â€˜awesomeâ€™ to describe elements of the production, like say the strenuous martial-arts schedule sheâ€™d been forced to undertake, that other actresses may cringe about doing. This was the ultimate role for her.
Iâ€™ve never read the Scott Pilgrim comic, nor have I even image googled for the comic artwork, so Iâ€™d had no idea what kind of character Winsteadâ€™s Ramona Flowers was. I only assumed sheâ€™d be a hottie (like duh!) – and judging from the martial arts training, a kick-ass one of that!
Well, Wrightâ€™s revealed (well, kinda â€“ sheâ€™s covering part of her face with the comic) via his MySpace page a pic of Winstead, cropped hair and all, in the role. She looks pretty funky! And those eyesâ€¦. Wow!
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
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.