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Ellen Page - "Teen Vogue" May 2008

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Young Hollywood’s most in-demand actress Ellen Page takes the May 2008 cover of Teen Vogue. Here’s what she had to say on how life is now and what to expect of her career:

On life being surreal: “The Barbara Walters interview, the Academy luncheon, meeting Sissy Spacek— there have been all these moments that it’s really hard to wrap my head around. To be recognized with these women that I have so much respect for, it feels wrong, in a way. I’m insanely grateful, but its just like, ‘Really? Are you sure?’”

On staying grounded: “I absolutely adore acting. But I also know that this is a fragile industry, and I don’t want to attach my happiness to it. I still think about going to school, to study psychology or art history. I couldn’t do it now, of course. I think it’s a matter of the grass is always greener… (pauses) Not that I don’t think that the grass I’m on right now is completely green. It is.”

On focusing on the more tangible side effects of her success: “From this point on,” she says, “it’s just about looking at all these new opportunities. It’s cool to be able to try a whole bunch of things.”

On what to expect of her post-Juno career: “People expect me to do some kind of gritty look-at-me-I’m-such-an-actor thing, but that would have felt contrived.”

Starting this month, two films that Ellen, 21, shot before Juno are coming out: Smart People, in which she stars opposite Dennis Quaid and Sarah Jessica Parker as an “arrogant, b***** Young Republican,” and the drama The Tracey Fragments.

For behind-the-scenes photos of Ellen‘s cover shoot, visit TeenVogue.com. More details of her cover shoot can also be found here. Bigger cover picture here.

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# 1
dicaprio lovaah @ 04/07/2008 at 10:52 am

FIRST! yay

She is soo beautiful! I acctually look a lot like her but she is a lot more beautiful :P ..

# 2

She’s great.

The talented actress called ‘Ellen’ in Hollywood. LOL

# 3

I admire this young lady so much. she seems so nice and down to earth and smart. I really hope she stays that way, because Hollywood really needs young actresses like her.

# 4
rolling eyes @ 04/07/2008 at 11:04 am

So far, she seems like a pretty cool girl

she is the antithesis to Lindsay Lohan and the like so ladies and gents..

she’s actually normal… go figure

# 5

IA with u, #3.

Ellen Page was so cute in Juno!

# 6

shes’ not talented. juno s*ucks and she’s definately shouldn’t take the cover of teenVogue.

# 7

She looks incredibly beautiful in this photo shoot!

# 8

I totally agree! Juno was an excellent movie, not the best movie ever, but a great movie with a lot of humor. Really nice. And ellen is a good actress, this role was pretty perfect for her, she was a great “Juno” ;-)

# 9

Love loveeee her.

oh shut up andre i bet u wouldn’y know talent if it hit u in da face ellen is very talented and she is gorgeous and juno is an excellent film.

i like her,she ‘s so cute!!

She’s just a normal “kid” and that makes her more especial in the market. Such a great talent actress and so young.

She’s beautiful and the cover is great! So adorable *-*

anyone who thinks ellen page sucks can jump off a bridge….
she was a great actress before juno and will be one for a long time to come….check out a little movie called Hard Candy people…geez.

california girl @ 04/07/2008 at 3:46 pm

YES!!! Now this is an issue that i’m excited about getting in my mail!!! Go JUNO!!!

I like her coz she seems so unpretentious, so un-Hollywood. Go Ellen!!

Jessica Nyquist @ 04/08/2008 at 3:52 am

She seems like a very nice and down to earth person. I think she definately deserves to be on the cover of Teen Vogue.

i’m sorry but juno s*ucks really badly.
every cliché one can name is there.

and shes not a kid, plp, she’s 21.

she’s amazing she looks so good…wow i cant believe that shes 21 well for me she kinda like 15 …she cute..

she’s amazing she looks so good…wow i cant believe that shes 21 well for me she kinda like 15 …she’s cute..

I am so in crush with her.

Almost makes me want to go out and buy teen vogue…almost.

She’s beauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutiful :D

oh… sorry

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