She also has German, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Although she did not like school, she has stated that her controlling nature meant that "I made sure I got all As ". I called my mom and she brought me home, and for the next three years it just would not stop.
I would go to the nurse at lunch most days and just wring my hands. I would ask my mom to tell me exactly how the day was going to be, then ask again 30 seconds later. I just needed to know that no one was going to die and nothing was going to change. The resulting show, retitled The New Partridge Family , remained an unsold pilot. The film tells the story of two high school students who go through a series of comic misadventures after they plan to buy alcohol for a party.
To play the role of Hill's romantic interest, she dyed her hair red. The film, and her performance, received negative reviews from critics and was a commercial failure. Loosely based on Charles Dickens ' novella A Christmas Carol , the romantic comedy has her playing a ghost who haunts her former boyfriend. Critical reaction to the film was negative, though it was a modest commercial success. In the film, she appeared as a con artist and survivor of a zombie apocalypse , in a role which Empire 's Chris Hewitt found to be "somewhat underwritten".
Stone read the script before the project was optioned for production, and pursued it with her manager while production details were being finalized. She found the script "so different and unique from anything I'd read before", saying that it was "funny and sweet". When Stone discovered that the film had begun production, she met with Gluck, expressing her enthusiasm for the project.
A few months later, the audition process started and she met again with Gluck, becoming one of the first actresses to audition. The film features her as a law school graduate, and the love interest of Gosling's character.
Despite finding "some inevitable collapses into convention" in the film, Drew McWeeny of HitFix wrote that Stone "ties the whole film together". She met with Taylor to express a desire to work in the film. In preparation for the part, she trained to speak in a Southern dialect ; she also educated herself on the Civil Rights Movement through literature and film.
I always assumed that Mary Jane was his first love",  adding that she was only familiar with Stacy's character from Bryce Dallas Howard 's portrayal in Spider-Man 3. Scott dismissed the film as "a hectic jumble of fedoras and zoot suits", but praised her pairing with Gosling. In an interview with Total Film , the actress explained that her character was not dependent on the film's protagonist.
She's incredibly helpful to Spider-Man He's the muscle, she's the brains. Scott criticized her role, and pairing with Colin Firth , describing it as "the kind of pedantic nonsense that is meant to signify superior intellect". Co-starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton , the film features her in the role of Sam Thomson, the recovering-addict daughter of actor Riggan Thomson Keaton , who becomes his assistant.
The former was controversial for whitewashing the cast; Stone later regretted the project, acknowledging whitewashing as a widespread problem in Hollywood. Her performance in the film earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress. During her Cabaret show, Stone met director Damien Chazelle , who, impressed with her performance, cast her in his musical comedy-drama La La Land. Concerned with living a "normal" life, she has said that she finds little value in media attention.
She has also named actress and singer-songwriter Marion Cotillard as one of her inspirations. I've been really lucky in that sense. The couple refused to talk about it publicly, though they made several appearances together.
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