“I don’t feel that [pressure] to join Marvel, ‘Star Wars’, etc. I don’t. But you also don’t know if they’re going to work sometimes, which is scary”
“I did try out for… I’m not going to say what it was, but I didn’t get a part once for something big because – it might not have just been this reason, but this was the feedback that I heard – was because I didn’t have enough Instagram followers at the time. So that was a little like…I firmly don’t believe in not getting a part [for that]. It was for a bigger thing, a franchise thing.”
“I would never say no to those things, but I would have to have a meeting and really talk to see what it is. I didn’t have to go through what Nick [Hoult] did…they made him try the [Batman] suit on. You need a balance. If you want to do your indie work, especially in producing now…[having a big franchise] does make you breathe better.”
– Actress Elle Fanning, during a recent interview on the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast when she was asked if there is pressure on her career to join big studio franchises in order to stay “relevant” as an actor.
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