Emma Stone has revealed the secret to perfecting her “evil laugh” as the main character in the new Disney movie Cruella.
The 32-year-old Oscar winner said she was so embarrassed about trying to laugh in front of others that she only did so in the most private space available.
“I was in the shower trying to figure out how to perfect your own evil laugh,” she told the Daily Mirror. “It has nothing to do with being an actor.”
Putting it all together: Emma Stone revealed the secret to perfecting her ‘evil laugh’ as the lead character in the new Disney movie Cruella
Emma, who won the Oscar for Best Actress for La La Land, shared, “Practicing laughter… I couldn’t do it in front of just anyone. It was just humiliating working on it.
Result: “I did all my cackles in the shower. I made my cackle alone. It’s like any other person – go take a shower and try to make your version of a laugh and just see if you would ever want to do it in front of a person. It’s brutal.
During the same interview, Emma revealed that the experience of meeting Hollywood legends left her in tears.
“I don’t play him cool very often, but I think I tried to keep him half-cool in front of Steve Martin because I cried in front of several other people and it has to stop.”
Emma offscreen: “I was in the shower trying to figure out how to perfect your own evil laugh,” she told the Daily Mirror; she is pictured in her look for the premiere of Cruella
During a panel discussion with The Hollywood Reporter a few years ago, she said the performance that influenced her the most was “John Candy in Trains, Plains And Automobiles,” a film that also starred Steve Martin. .
“I have this instinct to burst into tears when it’s someone I really admire from childhood, so it’s happened too many times,” she told the Daily Mirror.
‘I cried in front of Diane Keaton, I didn’t cry in front of Bill Murray, but I walked away and cried, then I was in the elevator for the first time with Lorne Michaels and I turned in the corner of the elevator and cried, ”she revealed.
“I don’t do it that much anymore, but in my early twenties it would overwhelm me so much. I was like a chihuahua. I am fine now.’
What prosthesis: Emma revealed she was emotional to meet Hollywood legends and that she “left and cried” after meeting Bill Murray who had acted with her in Zombieland (pictured)
Icon: She revealed that she had “tried to stay half cool in front of Steve Martin”; she has previously spoken of her admiration for her co-star John Candy in Trains, Planes And Automobiles
Emma called Diane “the greatest” in a speech a few years ago at an American Film Institute event honoring the Annie Hall star with a Lifetime Achievement Award. career.
She also starred with Bill Murray in the 2009 comedy Zomebieland in which the Caddyshack star played herself.
During her new interview, she shared that she was able to keep tears when Leonardo DiCaprio presented her with the Oscar for Best Actress.
“I have seen the Titanic seven and a half times in theaters. he was the love of my life. I had an autographed photo of him in my room that I received for my birthday when I was 12. I was walking over to Leo… and I was like, “This is officially the most surreal moment of my life.” I couldn’t believe it, ”she confessed.
Honored: Emma confessed to ‘weeping in front of Diane Keaton’ – to whom she gave an honoring speech at an American Film Institute event in 2017 where Diane is pictured
Hold together: During her new interview, she shared that she was able to keep tears when Leonardo DiCaprio presented her with the Oscar for Best Actress
Favorite actress admitted, “I think he probably thinks I’m a little weird because every time I see him I’m like, ‘Hey, how are you? “‘
Cruella, which also stars Emma Thompson, is a live-action film telling the origin story of 101 Dalmatians’ wickedness.
The film was directed by Australian director Craig Gillespie whose previous work includes I, Tonya and Lars And The Real Girl.
One of the writers was Tony McNamara, who also co-wrote the screenplay for The Favorite, which earned Emma another Oscar nomination.
“He was the love of my life”: Emma exclaimed: “I have seen the Titanic seven and a half times in the cinema”; Leonardo is pictured in Titanic with his principal lady Kate Winslet