Leelee Sobieski, who stars as Muriella in “In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale”
Book I am reading:
“Karoo” by Steve Tesich
Total number of books: A lot.
Three that mean a lot:
“The Sound and the Fury” by Wiliiam Faulkner
“The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles” by Julie Andrews Edwards
“Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen and what book do you hope never gets adapted?
I would both love to see “The Sound and the Fury” brought to the big screen and I would hate to see “The Sound and the Fury” adapted for the movies.
The last film I saw:
“L’Avventura,’ directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
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Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Cry-Baby,” directed by John Waters
“The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex,” directed by Michael Curtiz
“2001:A Space Odyssey,” directed by Stanley Kubrick
Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female)
Meryl Streep (if there is such a thing)
Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Dakota Fanning because she gets all the good parts
Who do you look to for inspiration?
I look to the late Bob Ross, because he made happy little clouds and cared about lonely trees
Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Hero’s Homecoming,” The Gray Kid
Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Lasciatemi Morire” sung by Anthony Roth Costanzo
“I Get Along Without You Very Well” sung by Chet Baker
“Hound Dog” sung by Big Mama Thornton
Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
“Where Are You Leelee Sobieski,”Nine Days
Concert that changed your life:
Tom Waits, my first ever concert. My mother took me.
* Film: “In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale”
* Reading Material: The Hollywood Reporter…Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!
(Editor’s note: Very funny, missy.)
* You Tube Video: Folding Clothes
Who is your inner Muppet?
I only have Outer Muppets
Best hangover remedy?
Sleep and cereal
What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
The biggest upside of the Internet is global information. The biggest downside is it forces you to stay in touch with everyone you know
What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
I don’t have curtains
Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Johnny Depp and Alan Cumming
Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
Number one and number two
What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
A mountain lion. They are unknowable
Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
A Knicks game next to Spike Lee because he could give me a job
What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
My single worst purchase during the past year was a bookshelf/room divider that I had shipped from Norway
What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
The real reason behind answering these questions is that I’m back