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A cool, classic beauty, with a vibrant blonde mane and an exuberant flair for the dramatic, Virginia Madsen is one of Hollywood's most versatile and unique actresses. Not only did she received amazing reviews for her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated performance in Alexander Payne's hit film, Sideways, but this Independent Spirit Award-winning actress has an illustrious resume of roles alongside the most notable and respected actors in the business. You can read more here!

 
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A Change of Heart (2017)

Frustrated with the cards life has dealt him, Hank is man whose circumstances have driven him to fear diversity, yet his Central Florida town is adhering less and less to the white, straight profile with which he’s comfortable. After suffering a heart attack, Hank's life is saved by a transplant but will Hank's body accept a donation from a Puerto Rican drag queen? Playing on both the literal and symbolic significance of that most treasured of organs.

Virginia Madsen as Deena
Director: Kenny Ortega
Genre: Comedy
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Better Watch Out (2017)

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a "safe neighborhood", a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

Virginia Madsen as Deandra
Director: Chris Peckover
Genre: Thriller
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1985 (2018)

Based on SXSW Special Jury Prize winning short. Centers on terminally-ill Adrian, who flies home from New York to visit his estranged family in Texas. His attempt at revealing his circumstances to his conservative parents are challenged when he reconnects with his preteen brother and his old flame.

Virginia Madsen as Eileen
Director: Yen Tan
Genre: Drama
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The Truth About Harry Quebert Affair (2018)

Story takes place in coastal Maine and focuses on Marcus Goldman who is visiting Harry Quebert’s home to find a cure for his writer’s block as his publisher’s deadline looms. Marcus’ plans are suddenly upended when Harry is sensationally implicated in the cold-case murder of Nola Kellergan, a fifteen-year-old girl who has been missing for many years.

Virginia Madsen as Tamara Quinn
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Genre: Drama
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Lau BricioThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 10:27am
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Kevin HallThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 3:44am
Bride Of Candyman Update:

Here's an updated poster for the Bride Of Candyman screenplay I'm writing.

Who would love to see Virginia Madsen back as Helen Lyle and Tony Todd as the Candyman?

Set years after the first, it will focus on Katrina Lyle - Helen's daughter - who returns to a newly built Caprini Green and discovers her birthright and the shocking history of her mother and the infamous Candyman legend...

Wishlist directors? The Soska sisters.

Who would be up for this and what would you like to see?

Virginia are you interested in reading the script?
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 •• In this exclusive interview with AMCtv.com Virginia Madsen, who plays Hannah Durant on AMC’s Hell on Wheels, talks about being a history buff and why you should never drink water while wearing a corset.

Q: You were a fan of the Hell on Wheels before joining the cast. What did you like about it?
A: I’m a big fan of Colm Meaney, and The Swede is such an intriguing villain, such a nemesis. And Anson Mount is one of the most beautiful men I’ve ever seen in my life and a really good actor. I know I shouldn’t objectify him because he’s such a good actor, but really, ladies, really? I also really love the love story between Robin [Eva] and Common [Elam]. I’m also a Chicago girl, so I’m also a really big fan of Common’s music.

Q: What attracted to you the role of Hannah Durant?
A: I’m a history buff, and so I knew who the Durants were, although there’s not much about [Hannah]. I just thought, “Oh, that’s going to be really interesting, especially the conflict with the fair-haired maiden of the West.” I just loved the idea that I would come and stir the pot.

Q: Since less is known about the real Hannah Durant, how did you prepare for the role?
A: The only thing I could do with this character is go by the script…and research the period that a woman like that lived in, what a woman like that would be like, especially if she’s powerful. Not easy to do that back then.

Q: Hannah makes herself quite at home in Hell on Wheels. Did it take long for you feel welcome on set?
A: I thought, well, if I’m going to play this woman who might be described as Hell on Wheels personified, I knew that I was going to have to really gently take my place in the cast. But it turned out to be effortless. This cast was so excited to have me there. They’re all like family, and they just invited me to be a member of the family. I couldn’t believe it. It was just wonderful. The whole cast went rafting with me.Q: The cast went rafting? How did that come about?
A: I guess they do that together all the time. We all met at Phil [Burke]’s place, and the men had rented these giant blow-up rafts…and we got on the river and just floated for five hours. There were hundreds of people in the river, floating on tubes and rafts and kayaks. I’ve just never seen anything like that. And then we’d pull over every once in and while and lay in the sun. It was absolutely incredible.

Q: Your hair and dress in Episode 8 are fantastic. How long did it take to get all that on?
A: They really have it down to a science. That kind of ensemble could take you three hours on another show, but I’m ready in an hour. Of course, I just feel completely different. I love wearing the corsets, even though you can’t eat at all and you can’t drink, because if you drink, you’ll have to go to the bathroom. You can’t go to a Porta Potty. I have to be driven three quarters of a mile back up to the base camp because I’ve got on layers and layers.

Q: Hannah says her instincts are always right. Is that true of you as well?
A: I think that one of the best things about getting older is that you get smarter. Or, at least, I choose to believe that. But I’ve learned to trust my instincts. I know that they are almost always right. If you don’t listen to the voice within, you’re going to take a misstep at the very least.

Q: Hannah is pretty hard on Lily. Do you have a vindictive streak like that?
A: I really love the fact that Lily and I look alike. She’s a younger version of me. In real life, it doesn’t bother me because I really like working with younger actors because we’re not in competition — we’re not up for the same roles. I really like mentoring and helping because it’s really hard for women in this business, especially young, beautiful women. And I like being there for them and saying, “You can do it.”

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