Friday June 5, 2020

The girl with the Dragon Past

She might be uncomfortable in interviews, but Rooney Mara’s is likely to be an imposing presence on our screens for years to come

15th November, 2015
Rooney Maraon. Picture: Feargal Ward

‘I feel like a man wouldn’t get asked that,” says Rooney Mara, with an icy look.

The room where we meet today, airy and bright, falls dark with silence. Her jade green eyes are piercing.

Seconds earlier, I had brought up a recent interview with Anne Hathaway, where she offered her take on age discrimination in Hollywood. “When I was in my early 20s, parts would be written for women in...

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