That’s such an easy thing that people always relate to it. It’s that moment in class when you know the answer and you’re afraid to raise your hand. One has a lot of respect for those qualities that are kind of rare.
I used to be very interested in the history of women’s rights in this country and in other countries. What people don’t understand is that films are so technical behind camera. Every detail was planned out and choreographed so well that it was hard to get excited. We worked all night long, 14 hours night in Orlando, Florida during the summer. Do you have a lot of sex scenes in the upcoming Brian Easton Ellis adaptation The Informers like in the novel? The things that tormented him and caused his passing exist everywhere in reality.
Young women from a very young age are taught that life will be easier if you can just turn on the charming smile and say very little and be complacent and docile and sweet. They both have beautiful character arcs and they both carry each other to different places in the script than where they started. I think every girl has at that point because the pressure that society puts on you is intense.
Sweet is what women go for these days in high school. Thank god that I escaped high school and that whole thing but it is very important to address the issue because these young women might never even notice it. I’m not talking about to be thin like models in magazines. Did you get to know Brad Renfro on set of that film? He was an amazing person and a very talented artist.
She next starred in John Carpenter's The Ward, alongside Nicolas Cage in Drive Angry, and alongside Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary, for which she won a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival.
In 2014 she appeared in 3 Days to Kill, and in 2015 in Magic Mike XXL and The Danish Girl.
Its director Jonathan Levine stated that she had chosen Heard for the title role because "there was a certain type of beauty and a certain type of innate intelligence that Amber brought to it that is not something you find every day.In the following interview, Amber discusses her character, the ultimate message of the film, working with the late Brad Renfro, and almost becoming “that girl” in high school. It serves as mirror to society; I think a very strong one. Then she meets Jake (Sean Faris) and he’s everything she doesn’t necessarily want and he really challenges her. I haven’t ever swallowed that pill so easily, although I tried. I’m actually the girlfriend of the stepson, who is played by Penn Badgley.She’s a hardworking former Catholic schoolgirl with major ambition and smarts to spare. I think there’s a part when you sign your soul to the devil and start working in Los Angeles that you also sign away that you could be a human being in anyone’s eye. Is that how you feel, that you’ve sold your soul to the devil? I don’t believe in the devil so that would be difficult. It’s funny because I do get a bunch of these roles and as a young woman In Hollywood you tend to get these girlfriend easier than one could imagine.
Despite a long night shooting Nelson Mc Cormick’s remake of The Stepfather, Amber arrived for her interrogation awake, full of pep, and totally done up in heavy make up and upswept hair. Heard never had any doubt that she would succeed in the movie business. Terry O’Quinn from Lost, he was the original stepfather. The director wanted him to be the in it for a small appearance. So you took a pretty flat role and made a real character out of it with motivations. I get them every day and I won’t take a bad film, one that doesn’t make me feel good when I fall asleep at night.
Heard's earliest acting work included appearances in two music videos, Kenny Chesney's "There Goes My Life" and Eisley's "I Wasn't Prepared", small supporting roles in The WB's short-lived series Jack & Bobby (2004) and The Mountain (2004), and a guest starring role as a salesgirl in the popular teen drama series The O. In the next two years, she had small supporting roles in several feature films, including Drop Dead Sexy (2005), Price to Pay (2006), You Are Here (2006), and Alpha Dog (2006), and appeared in an episode of the police procedural Criminal Minds as a love interest of main character Spencer Reid.