Kate Winslet recently revealed that she refused to have her sex scene in Mare Of Easttown edited in any way, shaper or form.
Mare Of Easttown just came to an end this week, and I would argue that the HBO show is one of the best show’s of the year so far.
It’s actually one of the best shows I’ve watched in a very long time.
Kate Winslet, who both stars in and produced the show, plays Mare Sheehan, a detective sergeant in Easttown who has to solve a rather gruesome murder of a young girl in their town.
Winslet in the series shares a sex scene with Guy Pearce, and in a recent interview with The New York Times, she revealed that she refused to have the crew cut her ‘bulgy bit of belly’ from the scene.
Kate Winslet wouldn’t let the crew cut her “bulgy bit of belly” in her Mare Of Easttown sex scene
Here’s what Kate revealed during the interview:
“‘Don’t you dare!'” Winslet told the filmmaker – Craig Zobel.
She also added that she sent the show’s promotional poster back twice because she felt her face was retouched too much.
“They were like ‘Kate, really, you can’t,’ and I’m like ‘Guys, I know how many lines I have by the side of my eye, please put them all back,'” she revealed.
Winslet also revealed that she worked closely with the clothes department to find the most unflattering clothes for Mare.
She added that she asked the crew to “light [my face] to make it look not nice”.
This was in order to get that look of Mare being a hardened, no-nonsense, middle-aged woman grappling with past trauma and present danger.
Listen, I hope that in playing Mare as a middle-aged woman — I will be 46 in October — I guess that’s why people have connected with this character in the way that they have done because there are clearly no filters. She’s a fully functioning, flawed woman with a body and a face that moves in a way that is synonymous with her age and her life and where she comes from. I think we’re starved of that a bit.
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If so, what did you make of the show?
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