- Emma Stone shares the reasons behind her decision to sign on for “Poor Things”
- The actress is fascinated by the uniqueness of the story and admires director Yorgos Lanthimos’ work
- She looks forward to working with a talented female-led cast
In a recent interview, Emma Stone opened up about why she was eager to be a part of the movie “Poor Things.” The talented actress expressed her excitement for the project and revealed that she was drawn to the film because of its unique story and the opportunity to work with director Yorgos Lanthimos.
Stone, who is set to star alongside Hollywood heavyweights such as Willem Dafoe and Mark Ruffalo, highlighted Yorgos Lanthimos’ style of storytelling and the freshness it brings. She mentioned that apart from Lanthimos’ vision, she was also captivated by the central story of the film, adapted from Alasdair Gray’s novel of the same name. The novel tells a tale of a young woman brought back to life by a mad scientist and given the mind of an infant, beneath which lies a quest for revenge.
Another factor that piqued Stone’s interest in the project was the opportunity to work with a predominantly female-led cast. Stone, who has previously starred in a number of female-centric films, noted the importance of representation and diversity in the entertainment industry and praised “Poor Things” for its inclusive approach to storytelling.
With her enthusiasm for the project apparent, Emma Stone is sure to deliver a captivating performance in “Poor Things.” Fans of both the actress and Alasdair Gray’s novel are undoubtedly eagerly awaiting the film’s release.