Amy Adams lands the Elle UK cover, and I think she looks gorgeous. Different, but beautiful, nonetheless. Amy is promoting her new role in ‘Man of Steel.’ The actress takes on the role of Lois Lane opposite Henry Cavill’s Superman.
Anyway, in the new issue of Elle, Amy opens up about her insecurities, being an actress and Superman!
After filming Catch Me If You Can: “I choked. I felt this pressure to suddenly be this level of actress that I wasn’t confident enough to be. I did a series of really bad auditions, I let the nerves get the best of me. And the couple of years after that it was, ‘I can’t do this. I’m not strong enough to continue with this level of rejection’. It was, ‘What am I going to do with my life?’ I was staring down 30. I was lost, confused.”
Insecurities: “Being an actress hasn’t made me insecure. I was insecure long before I declared I was an actress. I like not being noticed. It has been a struggle because I love performing, but if I’m in a group of people and someone has a bigger personality I’m like ‘Go ahead, and have fun!’ It looks like a lotta work.” CONTINUE READING…. PLUS MORE PICTURES!
Existential crisis: “I had an existential crisis at the Oscars, sitting next to Sean Penn and Meryl Streep and being like, ‘What am I doing here? I don’t belong here.’ I felt like it could all be taken away.”
Deciding to be an actress: “I graduated high school and I didn’t have a skill set and I didn’t want to go to college. I needed a job. This is what I could do. And I like it, but it can be very painful. You feel so vulnerable all the time on set, so exposed. But I had that same feeling of being exposed when I was a waitress, I have it at parties, I have it here. I’d love to be a diva. But I’d then have to send so many apology notes for my abhorrent behavior.”
Man of Steel: “It’s more raw, a little less quippy. Hopefully you’ll enjoy the banter and the relationship between Lois and Clark, but it’s a totally new imagining of the story. I was shaking by the end of it. I realised that I hadn’t seen a film with that much action in it since Avatar, so it overwhelmed my adrenal system. Not that it’s all just action, but it is a lot of fun.”