Emily Blunt says she felt like crap filming The Girl on the Train, but for good reason. The actress was a few months pregnant when production started and told HipHollywood that she was so exhausted it was almost like she had narcolepsy.
“I became the queen of power naps,” laughed Blunt, who had her second child with hubby John Krasinski this summer. “They’d be like, ‘Emily you have 10 minutes,’ and I’d be like, ‘OK, I’m going to my trailer for, like, 8 minutes,’ and I could go to sleep like that!”
Thankfully, Blunt, who plays Rachel Watson, an alcoholic woman who becomes entangled in a missing persons case, said the state of exhaustion helped her performance. “I was just drained and fragile,” explained Blunt. “I kinda looked like crap anyway … there was no reason to beautify how I was feeling with this role.”
The Girl on the Train, which also stars Haley Bennett, Edgar Ramirez, Justin Theroux and Rebecca Ferguson, hits theaters October 7.
Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves
To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.
But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.
“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”
In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.
When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”
Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”
Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday.
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