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Sep 05, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Career, Interviews, News & Rumors

“We’re changing the game for actresses over 40,” she said of the Emmy-nominated drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. Tipped for an Emmy win for Big Little Lies with her sixth nomination, Laura Dern says the show has been a watershed for women in the industry. “We’re changing the game for actresses over 40,” Dern said […]

Aug 28, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Interviews, Photoshoots

Like many, Laura Dern went to see “Wonder Woman” in theaters this summer and like most, she walked away feeling a deeper sense of poignancy than expected from a traditional summer superhero flick. “I loved seeing it — and I really loved seeing it with my 12-year-old daughter,” Dern says, after bringing up the film herself from […]

Aug 20, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Career, JT Leroy, News & Rumors

When Savannah Knoop offered the director Justin Kelly the rights to her 2008 memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy, it began a nearly decade-long development process to bring the story to the screen. The film chronicles Knoop’s experience as she became swept up playing the mysterious alter ego JT Leroy, who was created […]

Jul 23, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Interviews

“It’s just speculation at the moment,” Laura Dern told the Los Angeles Times last month, describing talk that she has become a prospect for the presidency of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when new officers are elected on August 8. But it’s a hot summer afternoon, and all the serious people are […]

Jun 23, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, News & Rumors

A formidable actress, Laura Dern has been working in Hollywood since age 5. At 13 years old, the daughter of icons Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern became the youngest Miss Golden Globe and soon thereafter earned critical acclaim with her breakout role in Blue Velvet. The 1986 film also marked the first time Dern and […]

Jun 22, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Interviews, News & Rumors

Many people thought they had “Big Little Lies” pegged after HBO aired the first episode of the limited series in February. Soapy whodunit. Bitchy behavior. Mommy wars. Privileged women. Impossibly gorgeous homes. The series invited those judgments and then proceeded to methodically upend them, delivering a nuanced look at motherhood, domestic abuse and, yes, the […]

Jun 20, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Interviews

Laura Dern has appeared in major blockbuster hits, art house darlings and on TV. But the star who can be currently seen in the new “Twin Peaks” reboot and the forthcoming Star Wars installment “The Last Jedi” says there is still one dream role she has yet to play: Madge, the sassy manicurist from those […]