I totally forgot that Kate Winslet is pregnant with her third child – her first with new-ish husband Ned Rocknroll (stupid name) – but indeed she is… and she’s loving it! I don’t know why, really – kids are bastards. Case in point: many years ago, I used to work at a shop that Kate used to frequent. She’s a total sweetie (and disgustingly gorgeous, even without makeup) but her son, who was quite young at the time, had this MASSIVE fit one day to the point where he lay down in the middle of the aisle in front of everyone and refused to get up, no matter how much she embarrassingly implored him to do so. I felt bad for her! And yeah, that’s what kids do, but that proves my point: kids are bastards. Cute, really awesome (sometimes) bastards, but bastards nonetheless.
In any case, I suppose you forget all that once it comes round to having another one, and here’s what Kate told People about her pregnancy:
“I feel completely great,” Winslet, 37, told PEOPLE while promoting her new film Labor Day. “It’s such a pleasure to be able to be here and still be permitted on an airplane and talk about a film that I’m proud to be a part of.”
LOL, I love that she had to say something about still being able to fly. She doesn’t look THAT far along, though, so she should be good to do promo for another month or to, at least, right?
In any case, are we all excited to see Labor Day now?
I’ve had to Google what Labor Day – based on the novel by Joyce Maynard – is all about, and here’s what I came up with: a depressed single mom (Kate Winslet) offers some random dude (Josh Brolin) a home, only to find out he’s an escaped convict and the police are closing in. Sounds like a hoot, right? (No, seriously – I am on board for anything Kate Winslet does.)
The film screened at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, but now there’s a clip – called ‘How Far Are the Train Tracks’ – for us all to watch and enjoy. It looks a bit gritty, a bit trashy and probably really compellingly watchable, but then again, I’m biased – Winslet’s in it, and I adore her. What do you guys think? Would you see this? Fun fact: Apparently production on the film was held back for a year so that Josh Brolin could take part.
Everyone is getting pretty excited for the big screen adaptation of Divergent, the awesome YA dystopian novel, and I can’t wait, either. While we’ve seen our first teaser trailer, the film now has its first featurette. Stars Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet and the book’s author, Veronica Roth, came together to discuss the adaptation, the premise, etc to continue to build momentum leading up to its release – which isn’t until March 2014, unfortunately.
Have you guys read the book? Will you see the movie? Obviously The Hunger Games started this whole trend, but there have been some other great, unique stories to come out of the genre and I think Divergent is one of them.