Amy Adams Enchanted Interview

imgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted2.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15imgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted3.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15brbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrh3AdamsLeadsEnchantedNewLifeh3byPaulFischerbrbrOnceanunknownstrugglingactressnowAmyAdamsistheOscarnominatedstarofDisneysEnchantedplayingananimatedcharacterwhoendsupinNewYorktryingtosearchforherPrinceCharming.BestknownforherstarturnintheIndiefilmJunebugAmyAdamshasevolvedinabonafidestar.ShellbenextseeninthehighprofileCharlieWilsonsWarandshespoketoPaulFischer.brbrbPaulFischerbHowdidyougetcomfortablewiththischaracterandknowwhoshewasbrbrbAmyAdamsbWellwhenIfirstreadthescriptIfeltlikeIknewwhoshewasandIfeltthatitwassomethingIunderstoododdlyenough.IthinkthatIvealwaysbeenattractedtocharacterswhoarepositiveandwhocomefromaveryinnocentplace.IthinktheresalotofroomfordiscoveryinthosecharactersandthatssomethingIalwayshavefunplaying.AndIdidnttreatitlikeitwasajoke.ItreateditlikeitwasChekovandmaybetheysensedmysincerity.brbrbrbPaulFischerbWhatwerethechallengesofshootingoutofcontinuityandfindingyourplacebrbrbAmyAdamsbItsalwayschallengingwhenyoureshootingafilm.Shootingthingsoutoforderandkeepingcontinuityonalllevelsisalwaysformethemostchallengingthing.Inthischaracterinparticularwepaidreallycloseattentiontohowheremotionstrackedandherdifferentlevelsofvulnerabilityandherphysicalnesswassomethingwetrackedveryclosely.brbrbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted4.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15imgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted5.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15brbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbPaulFischerbDidyouwatcheveryDisneyanimatedfilmsince1937brbrbAmyAdamsbWellIwishIcouldsaythatIspenthoursinfrontofthembutthetruthisthatIhaddonesomuchofthatinmychildhoodandmyteenageyearsthatIalreadyknewthemsowell.Therewasnoneedtostudy.SoifanythingIkindoftriedtoavoidthembecauseIdidntwanttodoanimitationofoneofthepreviousprincesses.Iwantedtocreateanewcharacter.Kevinhaddonesuchawonderfuljob.HedidartandhehaditallalongthewallsofDisney.Hehaduscomeinandprerecordourvoicessothathecouldstoryboardoutthewholefilm.SoforeachsceneIknewexactlywhathewaslookingforinthephysicalnatureofthecharacterandtheemotionalnatureofthecharacterwhatshotsheintendedtouse.Itwasreallyhelpfulformeinthisworld.brbrbrbPaulFischerbWhatdidyouthinkofthecartoonversionofyourselfbrbrbAmyAdamsbIwasflattered.IwasalittleintimidatedherwaistisalotsmallerthanminesoIthoughttheredbenolatenightMexicanfoodbingeswhileshootingthis.ButIthoughttheydidareallygoodjobatcapturingsomeofmyquirksandmymovements.Irunpigeontoedandshedoestoo.Sometimesyougetselfconsciousbecauseyouknowtheyrelookingforwhatwilldefinethischaracter.Ijustthinktheyresowonderful.LikeIsaidIgrewupwatchingthosefilmsandJamesBaxtersanimationsoitwasahugecomplimenttometobeanimatedbyhim.brbrbrbPaulFischerbDidyouperformforthetraditionalanimatorsbrbrbAmyAdamsbWedidweactuallyrecordedthesceneofmearrivingtothewedding.Wetreateditasthoughwewereshootingafilmandrecordedthatscenesothattheywouldhaveitforreferencefortheanimation.brbrbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted6.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15imgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted7.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15brbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbrbPaulFischerbWhatwasthebiggestchallengetherainorthebigwhitedressbrbrbAmyAdamsbIthinkitsatossup.AnyscenewhereIhadthewhitedresswasgrueling.Itweighedabout45poundsandtheentireweightwasonmyhipssooccasionallyitfeltlikeIwasintraction.ButalsodoingthelastsequenceswiththedragonitinitiallywasamuchlongersequencewhichIguessterrifiedthekidstoomuchsoitwasamuchlongersequencesoIspentalotoftimewetintheraininaharnesshangingofftheswordtryingtoclimb.Ididnotlookverygracefulsothatwassomewhatgruelingbutitwasalsofunandchallenging.brbrbrbPaulFischerbWasthebestexperienceinCentralParkbrbrbAmyAdamsbYeahIrecommendtoallofyoutogosingyoumightnotgetthesameresultsasGisellebuttheressomethingsofreeingaboutitreally.Nothatscenewasjustexhilarating.IthinkwhenwecomearoundtheBethesdafountainIrememberarrivingonthatdayandjustreallyrememberingmyfirsttimevisitingNewYorkandseeingtheBethesdafountainandtorealizethatIdnowbedoingamusicalarounditwhichformeisfantasticIjustreallyhadareallywonderfultime.brbrbrbPaulFischerbWhatcouldyounotdointhebigwhitedressbrbrbAmyAdamsbIknowwhatyouregettingatandImnotgoingto.Imalady.brbrbrbPaulFischerbNocouldyouevensitdownbrbrbAmyAdamsbYouknowtoallowmetositdowntheyhadtogetthesebigsortofcrashmatsiswhattheyrecalledthesebigblanketsandlaidthemoutinthemiddleofthestreet.IwouldbasicallyfillupthewholestreetandIwouldlieback.IoftenplayedIactedweird.IwouldlaybackandthensitupasthoughIwasrisingfromthedead.Itwasfun.brbrbrbPaulFischerbWasitchallengingtofindtherightbalanceinthecharacterbrbrbAmyAdamsbItwas.Thatwasoneofthethingsthatinterestedmeabouttakingthisrolewasthatchallengeofmakingherfunandcomingfromtheanimatedworldsothatyouwouldbelievethatbutalsothatshewasgroundedandhumanandbasedinenoughemotionthatshewouldresonate.ThatwasareallybigchallengeandsomethingthatIwasveryconsciousof.brbrbrimgsrchttpwww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ginthatsortofoperettastylethenalsodoingamoreBroadwaystyle.brbrbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicsenchanted.jpgalignleftvspace5hspace15h3Enchantedh3StarringAmyAdamsPatrickDempseyJamesMarsdenSusanSarandonTimothySpallIdinaMenzelbrDirectorKevinLimabrbrAclassicDisneyanimatedfairytalemeetswiththemodernliveactionromanticcomedyinWaltDisneyPicturesENCHANTED.FeaturinganallstarcastthefilmfollowsthebeautifulprincessGiselleAMYADAMSassheisbanishedbyanevilqueenSUSANSARANDONfromhermagicalmusicalanimatedlandandfindsherselfinthegrittyrealityofthestreetsofmoderndayManhattan.ShockedbythisstrangenewenvironmentthatdoesntoperateonahappilyeverafterbasisGiselleisnowadriftinachaoticworldbadlyinneedofenchantment.ButwhenGisellebeginstofallinlovewithacharminglyflaweddivorcelawyerPATRICKDEMPSEYwhohascometoheraideventhoughsheisalreadypromisedtoaperfectfairytaleprinceJAMESMARSDENbackhomeshehastowondercanastorybookviewofromancesurviveintherealworldbrbrENCHANTEDisdirectedbyKevinLimaTarzanEloiseAtChristmastimefromascreenplaywrittenbyBillKellyBlastFromthePastandwillfeatureoriginalsongsfromthereunitedteamofacclaimedcomposerAlanMenkenandlyricistStephenSchwartzPocahontasHunchbackofNotreDame.TouchstonePicturesbrbrbrbrbrbEnchantedonlyatthemovies26Decemberahrefhttpwww.girl.com.auenchantedmovie.htmtargetblankwww.girl.com.auenchantedmovie.htmaahrefhttpwww.femail.com.auenchantedmovie.htmtargetblankwww.femail.com.auenchantedmovie.htmabrbrWinaEnchantedSonyCyberShotDigitalCameravaluedat540brahrefhttpwww.girl.com.aucompenchantedsonycybershotdigitalcamera.htmtargetblankwww.girl.com.aucompenchantedsonycybershotdigitalcamera.htmabrbrb


 



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