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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 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 13, 17   Claudia   0 Comment News & Rumors

Hear hear. It’s 2017 and Laura Dern just got a nomination for her role in Big Little Lies as Supporting Actress. This is so exciting! Thank you very much to my friend AJ to promptly scream this to me in joy as soon as she heard and Vanity Fair for reporting a full list of […]

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 18, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Interviews, News & Rumors

Laura Dern says narcissism in the acting world “can only last for so long,” and she ​called on the advertising world to change up press events to create a “teachable moment” where actors can discuss causes they are passionate about ​– rather than droning on about themselves. The “Twin Peaks” and “Big Little Lies” star […]

Jun 02, 17   Claudia   0 Comment Articles, Magazines, News & Rumors, Photoshoots

“I am so lucky that I was raised by actors, because what I got used to in childhood was the ebb and flow of career,” says Laura Dern. The two-time Oscar nominee has spent her entire life on movie sets; the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, she’s worked in front of the […]