The list of great directors she has worked for — including Robert Altmanthe Coen brothers, Steven SpielbergFrench filmmaker Louis Malle — is impressive. The role of Chloe, besides requiring nudity, vonroe involved sex scenes with both Neeson and Moore.
Sony Pictures Classics For one actress, it was about stepping off in a new direction. Egoyan, who is known as an indie filmmaker, has made two films that have decidedly sexual themes — Exoticawhich was a small hit and got the director invitations to Hollywood, and Where the Truth Lieswhich fared poorly at the box office despite starring Kevin Bacon and Colin Cyloe. Atom doesn't do that.
There was no one else who could have played it in my mind, and I think people will be kind of surprised because she played light roles before, dhloe she's really kind of different in this. To make that palpable, you really need great performances.
Most Popular. Casting Seyfried as Chloe was not as obvious as it might seem now.
Comments Amanda Seyfried, left, plays Chloe, an escort hired by Julianne Moore's character, Catherine, to test her husband's fidelity. When she tested for the role, the actress, who was one of the young stars who presented at the recent Oscars, wasn't yet known for her role in the movie version of the conroee musical Mamma Mia!
Egoyan says he wanted to work with Moore ever since he ecsort her in Malle's Vanya on 42nd Street. In it, the year-old actress plays a sophisticated call girl who is hired by a married gynecologist, played by Julianne Mooreto test the fidelity of her husband Liam Neeson.
For the other, it was a chance to work with somebody she long admired. Chloe— shot partly as a love letter to Toronto — is based on the French filmNathalie.
He really asked the audience to take in behavior and make a lot of decisions themselves. She's such a wonderful actress because she understands every muscle in her face and what it does. She played Bill Paxton 's daughter for four seasons on Big Love. I was just afraid I wasn't going to be able to do it right, but if you're going to be an artist, you have to go full speed ahead.