Susan Sarandon is a Ping-Pong fanatic, and he or she would possibly’ve simply discovered a brand new set of paddles.
Simply earlier than heading into the 2017 Emmys, the legendary actress stopped by E!’s Stay From the Crimson Carpet for a chat with our very personal Jason Kennedy. Understanding Sarandon loves the game (and even owns a sequence of tennis desk golf equipment and bars referred to as SPiN), Jason could not assist however present her with paddled impressed by Feud: Bette and Joan.
One paddle options Sarandon’s character Bette Davis from the FX anthology collection whereas the opposite has Jessica Lange‘s portrayal of Joan Crawford emblazoned throughout it.
“That’s so fabulous,” Susan gushed. I have never been taking part in in any respect. “That is actually nice. And also you could not give them to anybody else!”
Sarandon is nominated for her Feud efficiency within the Excellent Lead Actress in a Restricted Collection or Film class. She faces a stiff competitors of main girls, which embody her co-star Lange, Carrie Coon, Felicity Huffman, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.
If Susan comes out on prime this 12 months, it could mark her first-ever Emmys win.
So what was it like embodying such an iconic determine in Hollywood historical past for the drama? “I started in a really frightened place,” Sarandon mirrored. “I watched all the flicks however I obtained to see loads of her interviews on the festivals, interviews she did on speak exhibits. That helped so much.”
“We began with none rehearsal and solely with a few scripts so we did not know the place it was going,” she defined. “It took me about over a month to get the worry to enjoyable ratio in my favor. Ryan [Murphy] was so supportive and Jess is nice.”
May Susan’s paddles be the nice luck attraction she must dominate the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards? Solely time will inform!
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