I still think there are very few girls in her class that are as good as she is." The November issue of British GQ hit newsstands with quotes from Kristen Stewart calling Robert Pattinson her "boyfriend" for the first time.
She added about their relationship being so obvious, "Yeah, I know it is.
She is one of the female directors speaking with both organizations about the real-life Hollywood practices that result in single-digit percentages of movies directed by women. )Hardwicke is also promoting her latest film, Miss You Already, which comes out this weekend. If you do get on the right side of history and you are an early adapter, you do get love from the media and from millennials that actually give a shit about the values that a company has. If you want to appeal to that new generation, you can't just be an asshole anymore!
She was brought in by its producer Christopher Simon, whom she had met years before when Thirteen screened at the London Film Festival. I get this phone call on a Sunday: "She'll meet you Tuesday morning in New York." I said, "I'm just going to pack all my stuff, assuming she's going to say yes. And you've talked about your father having died of cancer.
When Milly is stricken by a breast cancer diagnosis, her egotism — crucial to her dynamic with Jess — both craters and explodes, sending her central relationships into new territories. That's really what friends do: When you're getting low, the other friend, hopefully, comes in and makes you laugh, or lifts you up. She's got to walk around carrying the blood drains. Then when Drew does draw the line, she says, "You're a cancer bully, and I can't take it anymore." Because of all of the cumulative things we know about Drew, and we've loved Drew since she was 5 years old, and all of the things that she's been through, somehow she embodies for me this great soul. They had to play best friends and didn't really know each other beforehand. They're both very creative, and they're both very funny, and they both, of course, wanted to like each other.
Miss You Already — written by the British comedian Morwenna Banks — is quite funny. However it fares in its opening weekend against the new Bond movie Spectre, its tonal opposite, the movie seems predestined to be discovered and appreciated for years to come through cable television and streaming. Find that balance so the light comes into the darkest moments. That was my favorite ad lib: Toni just goes, "Would you mind holding my— ? The best friend that I would just wish I had — I think everybody would just love it if Drew Barrymore was your best friend. How do you go about trying to forge that relationship? They knew they had to be best friends, and it goes without saying that they're pros. The big goal, I keep saying, is it can change in one year.
But the bed is a place of great significance, not only because Hardwicke held Evan Rachel Wood's Thirteen audition there with Reed, but because that is where she made sure that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson could credibly play the central couple of Twilight.