EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Rosario Dawson Talks 'Gimme Shelter'

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 08:56
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Opening in theaters on January 24th is the new drama Gimme Shelter, which was written/directed by Ron Krauss (Amexica) and based on a true story. The film stars an excellent cast that includes Vanessa Hudgens (The Frozen Ground, Spring Breakers), Rosario Dawson (Trance), Brendan Fraser (Stand Off), Stephanie Szostak (Iron Man 3), James Earl Jones (Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back), and Ann Dowd (Side Effects). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Rosario Dawson to talk about her work on Gimme Shelter. The talented actress discussed her new film, playing an unredeemable and unlikable character, how ten years earlier she would have probably played Vanessa Hudgens' role, the growth of her career, working with Hudgens, what they have in common, and how this project is much different than her next movie - Cesar Chavez: An American Hero

To watch our exclusive interview with Rosario Dawson about Gimme Shelter, please click on the video player above.

SYNOPSIS:

A pregnant teenager (Hudgens) flees her abusive mother (Dawson) in search of her father (Fraser), only to be rejected by her dad and forced to survive on the streets until a compassionate stranger (Dowd) offers a hopeful alternative.

Gimme Shelter opens in theaters on January 24th. 


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