Opening in theaters on Thursday, February 14th is the new romantic thriller from Academy Award-nominated director Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules) entitled Safe Haven, which is based on the novel of the same name by extremely popular author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook). The film features an excellent cast that includes Josh Duhamel (Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Julianne Hough (Rock of Ages), Cobie Smulders (The Avengers), and David Lyons (TV's Revolution), as well as young actors Noah Lomax (Playing for Keeps), and Mimi Kirkland.
IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had an opportunity to sit down with Cobie Smulders to talk about her work on Safe Haven, as well as reprising her role as Maria Hill in the upcoming sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier and possibly The Avengers spin-off TV series S.H.I.E.L.D. The popular actress discussed her new movie, collaborating with legendary director Lasse Hallstrom, preparing for her complicated role, working with actress Julianne Hough, reprising the role of Maria Hill in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when she begins shooting, the secrecy behind Marvel's movies, watermarked scripts, playing a character in multiple franchises, and why her commitments to How I Met Your Mother wouldn't stop her from possibly appearing in the proposed S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series.
To watch our exclusive interview with Cobie Smulders about Safe Haven, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series, please click on the video played above.
A Young woman (Hough) with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower (Duhamel) forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Safe Haven opens in theaters on Thursday, February 14th.
To read about our visit to the set of Safe Haven, please click here.
FULL DISCLOSURE: Safe Haven was produced by Relativity Media, iamROGUE's parent company.