How do you become a stunt actor? Lauren Shaw talks acting and stunt work in the film Relentless
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Lauren Shaw currently stars in the suspense thriller Monday at 11:01 A.M, alongside Lance Henriksen, Briana Evigan and Charles Agron. She plays the girlfriend of a wealthy businessman whose quiet getaway to a small mountain resort town turns into a supernatural nightmare. She also just completed a starring role in Relentless, a thriller inspired by true events, in which she plays an American mother frantically searching for her daughter who is kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America. In the NBC television series Crossbones, she portrays the crazy estranged wife of actor John Malkovich.
Shaw has appeared in television series such as: Legend of the Seeker, Outrageous Fortune, Nothing Trivial, Spartacus: War of the Damned, Go Girls, and Parks and Recreation.
She also played a CIA analyst in Kathryn Bigelow’s critically-acclaimed Zero Dark Thirty.
IN THIS INTERVIEW WE TALK TO LAUREN ABOUT
- What living in New Zealand and Alaska taught her
- From acting to stunts
- First stunt job
- Diana Castle, the Imagined life
- The movie “Relentless”
- Real life vs. Acting
- Her 6 year old daughter
- The lessons she gained while working on set
- Real life Carjacking story
I love both and I´m happy any day i´m on set
It´s lot of right place at the right time
acting will always be my first love
wow! people get paid for this (doing stunt work)
You have to love it!
It was the first film to be shot in El Salvador in a long time
it definitely opened my eyes in terms of human trafficking coming directly into America
The director wanted it to be “how far will a mother go to rescue her daughter”
Every mother is a superhero in her own way
She loves putting on a show. She wants to write a book (her 6 year old daughter)
It´s a journey where the magic happens
You learn in the battlefield, from experience
Be so good they can´t forget you, work hard and Have them want to work with you again
To be a mom
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