Oscar more info Nominee Naomie Harris on Her Intense, Decades-Spanning Role in Moonlight, Filmed in Just Three Days
American audiences probably recognize Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, the intelligence officer who enjoys a robust flirtation with Daniel Craig in the current James Bond movies. Or perhaps they've seen her in the later installments of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. But blockbusters aside, the 40-year-old British actress has received fine notices for her work in smaller films like Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, in which she played Nelson homesite5 Mandela's fearsome wife Winnie Mandela, click over here8 but none more glowing than for her intense, wide-ranging, at times brutally ugly turn cheap replica handbags as the drug-addicted mother of a gay son in the director Barry Jenkins's Oscar-nominated Moonlight. The film plays out aaa replica designer handbags over three homesite6 parts, and Paula, her character, ages decades, from a young mom to middle homesite4 age. Yet Harris had only three days to film her scenes, making her homesite9 Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination all the more impressive. replica handbags online Here, she explains how she took on the part that Handbags Replica might come to define her career.What was the first thing you auditioned for professionally?A show called Simon and the Witch. I was only nine years old and I got replica Purse it. [The role] was a little girl in a school where a witch came and joined the classroom as another student, and all read more here the students realized that she was a witch, but the teachers didn't.Were you dramatic as a homesite3 child?I think I was pretty dramatic as a kid, because I used to stand in front of the mirror and try to make myself cry. And I wholesale replica designer handbags was always living in an imaginary world with Michael Jackson, because I was a big Michael Jackson Designer Fake Bags click over here0 fan.What was Michael Jackson's role in this world?Michael Jackson was going to rescue me from school, because I was bullied at school. Replica Bags Wholesale I would imagine that he was waiting at the school gates and he was going to come and collect me and whisk me away to a happier homesite7 world.Wow.Quite tragic, really.Did you ever meet him?I did a film with Brett Ratner, and Brett is homesite friends with Michael Jackson. He was supposed to come on set, but he didn't come that day, so I never got to like it6 meet him. I've always been gutted about that.So how did Moonlight come to you?Jeremy Kleiner, our click over here producer, had wanted to work with me on another project and it like it didn't worked out. So he came to me with this script. He actually told me a bit of a producer's lie, because he told me that Barry [Jenkins, the writer-director] had written the role with me in mind, which I click over here3 later discovered was not true. [Laughs.]But it might as well be true because you're so amazing in the part. Did you move to Miami?Well, I only had three days to shoot the movie.You shot the whole thing in three days? Unbelievable.Yes. [Laughs.]So every hour you were aging?I wish. We shot the whole thing completely out of sequence. So I was going from older to younger middle age, all over the place.That's so intense.It was never meant to be like that. KnockOff Handbags I was supposed to shoot, I think, over three weeks. But they couldn't get my visa sorted, so it ended up being condensed into just three days.Were you a nervous wreck?I wasn't, actually. Barry was so calming and reassuring and he just made me feel like it was perfectly possible to do this. 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[Laughs.]XEmma Stone, Natalie Replica Bags Portman, Michelle Williams and More Are the Best Performances of the YearSlide 1 of 38FBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestPreviousNext1/38Casey Affleck and Emma StoneToggleStone wears Chloé tunic; Wolford leggings; her own rings. Beauty: Covergirl. Affleck wears Louis Vuitton jacket and shirt.Photographs by Craig McDean. Styled by Edward Enninful. Hair for Affleck by Orlando Pita for Orlando Pita Play; Hair for Stone by Mara Roszak for L’Oréal Paris at Starworks Artists; Makeup for click over here6 Affleck by Peter Philips for Dior; Makeup for Stone by Rachel Goodwin for Chanel at Starworks Artists; Manicures by Michelle Saunders for Essie homesite0 at Forward Artists. Set design by Piers Hanmer.Full ScreenIt's pretty intense—it's actually hateful—what you have Fake Handbags to say to your son in the movie. like it4 Was it very difficult to do that scene?Yeah, it was a really tough scene to shoot, and I actually asked like it3 because I linked site2 was supposed to be shouting at my son, who was played by Alex Hibbert, who's only 11 years old. click over here5 And I just felt that that wasn't fair, because he's such a little boy, to shout at him that way. So I click over here1 asked Barry to remove him from the set, so I was actually shouting at a wall, not Alex.When did you first see the movie?I don't know how many months ago, click over here4 click over here2 linked website but they set up a private screening with myself and my family.What did you mother say?I looked over at the end and my mom was in tears. It's Designer Replica Bags an incredible movie. I'm very, very proud of it.You should be. So let's ask linked site0 some fun questions. What movie makes you cry?E.T.—whe it seems like like it5 he's purse replica handbags dead/ I click over here7 always believe, like, "Oh my gosh he died," and then I start crying. And then I'm happy when he wakes up, but I'm still sad at the end, because it's still a very happy/sad movie.Who's your cinematic crush?You know, it was always Michael Jackson for me. I imagine myself as like this Peter Pan type of character, and that's what Michael Jackson represented for me. He was always my guy. I used to draw pictures of me and Michael getting married, Replica Designer Handbags and then I would send them to his fan club. Really sad.What was it like for you when he died?Oh, don't go there. Oh my gosh, I'm like welling up, this is supposed to be the happier questions. Stop, wow.[Laughs.] Who's your girl crush?Gosh, I have so many. I love Dame Judi Dench. I love Maggie Smith. I love Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, there's so many.You acted with Dame Judi because of Bond, right?Yes, exactly.Did you ever click over here9 get any great advice from Fake Designer Bags one of your related site girl crushes?Not from one of my girl crushes, but I worked with Dawn French and she gave me the best advice ever: "Develop a thick skin to survive in this like it2 like it7 industry."What's linked site1 your irrational fear?I am irrationally afraid of the dark. I feel like as soon as the lights are on, Wholesale Replica Bags homesite2 everything's okay. 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Isn't everybody looking for that like it8 person that completes them, right?But I for some reason didn't our web page buy it, but whatever. [Laughs.]You didn't buy it? Oh my gosh.You're more romantic than I am.I'm very romantic, clearly.XNaomie Harris Is On a like it9 Red Carpet Roll, Thanks to Burberry, Mugler, and VionnetSlide 1 of 20FBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestFBSharePinterestPreviousNext1/20ToggleNaomie Harris in Songzio at the Songzio show in London, England, June 2016. Photo by Getty Images.Full Screen.