EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Anne Heche Talks 'That's What She Said'

Thursday, 18 October 2012 14:56
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Opening in NY and LA theaters, as well as on VOD on October 19th is the new comedy from actress-turned-director Carrie Preston (HBO's True Blood) and actress-turned-writer Kellie Overbey (Outbreak) called That's What She Said. The film is based on Overbey's stage play Girl Talk, which was directed by Preston and starred actress Marcia DeBonis (The Dictator), who reprises her role from the play. In addition to DeBonis, the movie also stars acclaimed actress Anne Heche (Rampart) and Alia Shawkat (The Oranges). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Anne Heche to talk about her work on That's What She Said, as well as her overall career. The veteran actress discussed her new film, her unique character, how women really talk to each other, having the script recommended to her by Alec Baldwin, director Carrie Preston's vision for the project, working with actress Alia Shawkat, the advice that she has gotten over the years from Johnny Depp, Madonna, and Harrison Ford, as well as singing with Dustin Hoffman and Willie Nelson; and watching Robert De Niro act with Woody Harrelson on the set of Wag the Dog

To watch our exclusive interview with Anne Heche about That's What She Said, please click here.

SYNOPSIS:

Bebe (DeBonis) is getting ready for the most romantic encounter of her life, and she needs her best friend Dee Dee (Heche) to cheer her on. Too bad Dee Dee is so cynical about dating that she shows up three hours late only to spew cigarette smoke and bitterness all over the morning coffee. And too bad Clementine (Shawkat), a train wreck of a stranger has decided to invade their day with non-stoptalk about her nymphomaniac escapades. Looking to turn the day around, this fearsome embark on a day of misadventure that only New York City can offer. 

That's What She Said opens in NY and LA theaters, as well as on VOD on October 19th.


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