There is no female lead in Hollywood working harder right now than Amy Adams. With the thriller Nocturnal Animals to Arrival and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice all being released in 2016 alone. There is no rest for the wicked. Even in her down time, the actress would not step away as she talked with contemporary Andrew Garfield about her experiences via Variety's Actors on Actors segment.
Surely to be in contention come awards season for at least one, if not two of her portrayals this year, Adams has well and truly established herself as an A-list talent. Despite this, she understands that her Lois Lane character is expected to take a back seat in the superhero films.
Playing Her Part In The Bigger Picture
With Garfield giving a very frank and honest assessment of his time with Marvel and the pitfalls of working within the framework of a major blockbuster that dictates terms, Adams could easily relate. Especially since she is set to reprise Ms. Lane in the upcoming Justice League.
"That's the tricky thing with Lois, that I find is, I love playing her, I love everyone I work with, but sometimes it's tricky because I feel she's in service of the story instead of the story serving the character," admitted the actress. "That sometimes can be tricky when you show up and you really wanna retain a character and you have to serve the story....in a perfect universe they all work together."
Aussie Cate Pens Open Ode To Her Friend Amy
Just to prove how much she is loved and respected by her peers, Australian actress Cate Blanchett took the unusual step of writing an open letter/ode to her friend.
"I have a huge, huge actor crush on Amy Adams," began Blanchett. "It's huge. And yeah, I'm not alone. I would beg, borrow, and steal every single — I told you it was creepy — character she created. But the thing is, Amy's screen presence is so utterly unique, her work is so seamless, that it's impossible to pick it apart, let alone try to imitate it."
After paragraphs of adoration, the Aussie explains that she cannot help but strap in for an emotional ride when she watches an Adams film.
"Amy Adams is perhaps the single reason why we prefer watching movies in the dark, so we can weep with her, we can laugh with her, we can moan and fear her, and lust after her, without being watched ourselves," she said. "And Amy, you deserve every single accolade imaginable, as a person, and as an actress. You have a rare lightness of spirit, and such depth of heart, and a talent that knows no bounds. So congratulations on whatever the title of this award is!"