Den Of Geek: Rachel McAdams on ‘Having A Thick Skin’ in Southpaw

Den Of Geek Published: July 25, 2015 The Canadian actress on Southpaw, True Detective, Doctor Strange and more… The following interview contains spoilers for Southpaw. Rachel McAdams has had one of the most diverse careers of any modern actress. The London, Ontario-born McAdams scored her breakout role in 2004 with Mean Girls, and since then …

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Guff: Rachel McAdams on Southpaw and True Detective

Guff Published: July 24, 2015 This month you can still see Rachel McAdams on season two of True Detective, playing grizzled detective Ani Bezzerides. In the equally gritty movie Southpaw, McAdams plays the softer side. Maureen Hope (McAdams) is Billy Hope’s (Jake Gyllenhaal) wife who’s ready for him to get out of the fight game. …

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Los Angeles Times: Rachel McAdams does fame her way

Los Angeles Times Published: July 24, 2015 TThere’s a story that always comes up when people talk about Rachel McAdams, one that reveals her ambivalence about the machinery of Hollywood. A decade ago, after she’d just starred in three huge hits in a row, “The Notebook,” “Mean Girls” and “Wedding Crashers,” she was asked to …

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IndieWire: Rachel McAdams Talks ‘Southpaw,’ Laughs On The ‘True Detective’ Set & Nic Pizzolatto’s Take On Her Character

IndieWire Published: July 23, 2015 While also assuming the most compelling draw—from casting to just-aired fifth episode—on the second season of “True Detective,” actress Rachel McAdams injects the emotional bedrock to Antoine Fuqua’s newest film, the boxing drama “Southpaw.” A tale in the latter half of a father trying to regain his young daughter, it …

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Glamour: Rachel McAdams Talks Hilarious Wedding Crashers Memories, Southpaw, and More

Glamour Published: July 23, 2015 Let’s just get this out of the way: Southpaw is not for the faint of heart. It’s violent, it’s intense, and it’s extremely emotional. But it’s an incredible movie and stars a riveting Jake Gyllenhaal as the reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World and Rachel McAdams as his …

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Time: Rachel McAdams Has Always Wanted to Play Unlikable Women

Time Published: July 23, 2015 The True Detective and Southpaw actress talks knife fighting, her Mean Girls character and whether True Detective is sexist Returning from a photo shoot to a suite at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons, Rachel McAdams drapes an oversized grey sweater over her bejeweled black dress and opts to go barefoot, …

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NZ Herald: What to expect from True Detective’s second season

NZ Herald Published: June 19, 2015 The cast and creators of True Detective talk to Michele Manelis about the new series and how it departs from its acclaimed predecessor The feverishly anticipated second season of crime drama True Detective is finally upon us. Creator-screenwriter Nic Pizzolatto’s new series of last year’s HBO hit isn’t an …

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Telegraph UK: Rachel McAdams – ‘True Detective made me sick’

Telegraph UK Published: July 18, 2015 The Southpaw star plays an addicted cop in the HBO crime saga. What are her real-life vices? The character Rachel McAdams plays in the hit American crime series True Detective is complicated, to say the least. Detective Ani Bezzerides was raised by a New Age guru, her mother committed …

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Variety: Jake Gyllenhaal on ‘Southpaw’ – You Think Boxing’s Brutal, Try Ballet

Variety Published: July 21, 2015 To play a boxing star in “Southpaw,” Jake Gyllenhaal had to transform himself into a bulked-up bruiser who could convincingly go twelve rounds with the fiercest and meanest guys in the ring. Complicating matters, the actor was a few months removed from shooting “Nightcrawler,” last year’s highly acclaimed thriller that …

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THR: ‘Southpaw’ Premiere – Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams Talk Immersing Themselves in Boxing World

THR Published: July 21, 2015 The stars of the Antoine Fuqua film detail the preparation they put in to create a realistic fighting movie. It was fitting that Monday night’s Southpaw premiere in New York was crawling with real boxers, since stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams and Miguel Gomez, who plays Gyllenhaal’s character’s adversary, all …

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Reuters: A Minute With – Rachel McAdams relishes ‘Southpaw’ challenges

Reuters Published: July 22, 2015 Rachel McAdams carved a career in Hollywood’s romantic comedies with her lively girl-next-door persona, but recently, she’s developed a penchant for the darker side. McAdams, 36, has shifted gears in grittier films and roles, playing Maureen Hope, a loving wife and mother to boxer Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) in rags-to-riches-to-rags …

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Yahoo! Style: Rachel McAdams Walked Away From ‘Southpaw’ With Pink Boxing Gloves, Love for Jake Gyllenhaal & Bedhead

Yahoo! Style Published: July 17, 2015 Audiences are buzzing about Jake Gyllenhaal’s transformation—both physical and emotional—into heavyweight champion Billy Hope in the upcoming film Southpaw. The actor put on 15 pounds of muscle, as well as a dozen tattoos and a serious snarl, but he wasn’t the only one to hop into the ring while …

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Production Notes – Southpaw

The Weinstein Company Published: July 2015 SYNOPSIS From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy”), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a …

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Variety: Rachel McAdams on ‘True Detective’ Shootout Scene

Variety Published: July 14, 2015 HBO’s crime drama “True Detective” has now become famous for its intense action scenes, with the bloody shootout involving Rachel McAdams’ SWAT officer Ani Bezzerides in Sunday’s episode being no exception. While the episode certainly got the adrenaline flowing in fans, it was especially grueling to film for McAdams. “That …

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Stylist UK: Rachel McAdams on travelling solo, sexism in Hollywood and the importance of family

Stylist UK Published: July 14, 2015 From Mean Girls to True Detective, Rachel McAdams could give a TED talk on how to navigate Hollywood. But it’s her off-screen approach to life that we’d like to emulate. You can imagine Rachel McAdams living and loving in the Seventies. From the solar panels she is having fitted, …

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