"Here it is 10 years later, and it surely doesn’t feel like 10 years. " Blonsky -- who will return to theaters this year alongside Burt Reynolds and Ariel Winter in director Adam Rifkin's upcoming drama "Dog Years" -- told Too Fab Zac Efron was "always late" to set, John Travolta remains her "guardian angel," and Amanda [Bynes] is still a "great friend." When I was getting ready to meet all these amazing actors, I said to myself, 'Well, you could be really, really nervous and petrified and totally just taken over by the whole thing, or you can go out there and do it,' as [my high school teacher] Dr. They were so cool and so down to Earth and they were just the nicest people in the world.' I was most excited to work with John Travolta and Queen Latifah. Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer..list goes on. Literally, that movie is a who’s who of awesome people in Hollywood. We’ve got a long way to go with feminism with people letting women take the reins. Just as good as men, and hopefully in the next decade, in the future, women really show their strength to the world and rise to the top because we are just as good as men, if not better.
We all have our moment in the sun," the 28-year-old actress told Too Fab in an interview.
It was definitely bittersweet for me, but after I watched it, I felt really good about it." Blonsky has only fond memories of her time on the set of the critically acclaimed movie, which combined elements from John Waters' 1988 original movie of the same name, as well as the 2002 Broadway musical, to tell the story of a teenager pursuing stardom as a dancer on a local TV show while rallying against racial segregation. She was one of my favorite actors growing up, and I just can’t wait to see her on the screen again.
'Dog Years' was an awesome movie I filmed a summer ago down in Tennessee with Burt Reynolds and Ariel Winter, and they’re brilliant in it. And my character is just really bubbly and really excited to meet Burt Reynolds’ character.
She’s so young and she’s so beautiful and so talented and she’s got a great body, and she should be able to wear what she wants.
And it’s gotta be very hard for her, but she’s a strong chick and I love her.
I actually think she’s gonna be an awesome role model for girls who wanna live in their body and have fun. Like if I’m doing a live feed and I’m just trying to talk to my fans and they’re asking questions and then people pop up with stupid remarks and I block them. I’m very confident in myself and my work and my life, but other people aren’t fortunate enough to be that confident and it can really affect them, so I urge people, when you’re writing those comments, just think, would you want to see that in your inbox?
The film adaptation of the Broadway musical also starred Nikki Blonsky, Elijah Kelly, Amanda Bynes and John Travolta.
Snow and Efron's characters were romantically involved in the movie.
'I used to be on the fence about it just because I feel like it gets to a certain place where it almost has the reverse effect, where it's so overpowering and so aggressive that it's like rather than just standing up for female pride and female rights, it becomes, like, ''I am the man.'' Wild Saturday night: The singer had a blast with pals after the opening night of her show and wrote alongside this snap 'BEST.
Gigi blessings, NY nights with my girl Steffanie, and danced my face off with Alan Cumming.
The movie earned Blonsky a Golden Globe nomination, and raked in over 2.5 million around the globe. I was recording one of my songs and I just started seeing pencils go over my head. She was so much like Penny that sometimes I couldn’t tell the difference. Another beautiful relationship I got from the movie. 2007 I feel like was the perfect time [for the movie] to come out because we had come so far, but we really did have a long way to go.