Jesse Eisenberg thinks while he speaks.
Jeremy Renner isn't the demanding type.
Jennifer Lawrence was immediately drawn to the hardened teenage heroine with a steely determination in "Winter's Bone."
Jennifer Lawrence hasn't been collecting her press clippings since rocketing to stardom on the back of this spring's critically hailed indie drama "Winter's Bone."
Jacki Weaver has enjoyed a 48-year career in acting, mostly in Australia, starting out playing girl-next-door roles and graduating to what she calls "mum-next-door" parts.
Helena Bonham Carter loved the script of "The King's Speech," but wasn't particularly interested in the part she was offered by director Tom Hooper.
Says Melissa Leo of taking on "The Fighter": "I've never gone into something doubting so much."
Natalie Portman first discussed "Black Swan" with helmer Darren Aronofsky" nine years ago, but it took this long for the audacious film to get made.
Sally Hawkins manages a nifty, subtle trick in "Made in Dagenham."
Tough. Street smart. Foul-mouthed. Those aren't the first words that usually come to mind when one thinks of Amy Adams. Unless, apparently, you're director David O. Russell.
It wasn't their similarities, but their differences that drew Annette Bening to the role of Nic -- lesbian wife, doting mother and successful doctor in Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are All Right."