EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Alexander Skarsgard and Onata Aprile Talk 'What Maisie Knew'

Monday, 20 May 2013 11:54
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Opening in theaters nationally on May 24th is the new drama What Maisie Knew, which is based on the popular book of the same name by Henry James. The film was helmed by the directorial team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel (Bee Season), and features an all-star cast that includes Academy Award-nominee Julianne Moore (The English Teacher), Alexander Skarsgard (Disconnect), Steve Coogan (Tropic Thunder), and newcomer Onata Aprile

IAR's New York correspondent Dana Gardner recently had the pleasure of sitting down with both Alexander Skarsgard and Onata Aprile to talk about their work on What Maisie KnewAprile discussed how she prepared for her role, improvising, learning her lines, and continuing acting as she gets older, while Skarsgard talked about what attracted him to the project, being a fan of Henry James' novel, the film's impressive cast, the importance of finding the right person to play Maisie, working with a child actress, playing a different character than his role on True Blood, and what he want's to be when he grows up. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Alexander Skarsgard and Onata Aprile about What Maisie Knew, please click on the video player above. 


In New York City, a young girl is caught in the middle of her parents' (Moore and Skarsgard) bitter custody battle. 

What Maisie Knew opens in theaters nationally on May 24th. 

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