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Jodie Foster Talks About Booking 'OITNB' Directing Gig!

Jodie Foster Talks About Booking 'OITNB' Directing Gig!

Jodie Foster carries a couple of bags of groceries after dropping by Pavilions on Tuesday (June 17) in West Hollywood, Calif.

Over the weekend, the 51-year-old actress was spotted donning a classy dress while posing with Meryl Streep at Jacob Burns Film Center, where they honored film maker Jonathan Demme.

Last week, Jodie sported a name tag while feeding the meter.

“Interestingly, I read the book and I said to my agent, ‘Oh man, I really want to do this.’ He was like, ‘Well, [the showrunner is] Jenji Kohan!’ And I was like, Would you please pass along that I’d like to be a part of this?’ Then eventually I found out a friend of mine was doing prep work for the show, and I told her, ‘Please tell the writer [Piper Kerman] I love that book and I’m dying to do something.’ Then that’s what happened. They don’t tell you what episode you’re shooting so it’s a wonderful exercise and meditation in letting go because you have no idea what you’re doing. One episode takes eight days to prep and eight to shoot. It’s a fast deal. And I’d never done TV before,” Jodie recently shared to THR about landing a directing gig on Orange is the New Black.

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  • Pat

    There is something that people in franc dislike about Jodie foster.
    She is a pure american and her french accent is kinda weird. And she is in no way a francophone.
    She should stop being such a wannabe.

  • Bert

    I wish Jody Foster would stand up for gun control. She’s in a unique position to speak out but she doesn’t. Saving lives from gun violence is more important than any acting or directing she could do.

  • Jack

    @Bert: wasn’t she retiring? what a liar she is, what an attention whooore!

  • Isabella

    I think most people are not interested in this Woman and her filthy disgusting lifestyle. Families go out of their way to ensure that their Children are not exposed to this immorality coming from Hollywood.

  • aussiefan

    #1 wannabe ? . Jodie Foster just is who she is.. A very talented actress who has been in the industry most of her life !
    # 2 it is well documented that Jodie was personally traumatized by the shooting and obviously wants to leave the Government and others to do that job.. Why should she ?
    #3 boring comment
    #4 yeah that’s right Isabella YOU speak for MOST people don’t you troll ?

    aussiefan <—- is bored responding to trolls ;)

  • Garry

    jodie foster got a nose job years ago. her nose had a completely different shape when she was younger. she’s such a plastic surgery slave.

  • seriously!

    What is wrong with you people ? Are your lives so meaningless that you feel the need to come on a blog and start talking sh!t about a person you don’t know ? She has been in this business since she was a child , extremely talented actor and now director , she is not in the tabloids … so .. how the hell is she a fame whore ? This whole cyber bullying and hatred need to stop ! Just because you are miserable and hate your life doesn’t excuse the vile behavior you people have ! You don’t like her ? Stop posting on her articles , don’t see her movies it’s that simple . And believe me she doesn’t give a sh!t about you either !

  • spiek78

    Jack, Jodie Foster never said she was retiring. She has said that she will be directing more. Get you facts straight before posting negative comments. Garry, noses change as people age. She sure doesn’t seem to have had a nose job. Isabella, homosexuality coming from Hollywood? What a joke! All you seem to be focusing on is her sexual orientation. She’s a human being and she appears to be raising her two boys just fine. Maybe you’re immoral for your hateful views on someone you don’t even know. I suppose you’ve never thought of it that way. Good people don’t spew hate.

  • Thaleis

    @Pat: Th

    What a hateful comment !
    Where the heck have you found people in France who dislike Jodie foster ? Are you even french to tell this kind of bullshits ?!?
    Mayby she is a pure American, but she’s also a true francophone and francophile !
    She speaks french since her early teenage and have a lot of french friends and family relatives around her !
    Actually she is a very respected and talented artist and since it’s not your case, YOU should stop being such a wannabe… JERK !

  • Travis

    @spiek78: she has had a nose job. period. if you deny it, people will not take her or your comment seriously. You’re being a liar.
    Jodie is just too superficial to admit that she got a nose job. she had a huge bulb on her nose, it was very round. than it it as thin as michael jackson’s nose, “squeezed”. Go figure!
    @Thaleis: Just so you know, Jodi is NOT a francophone! She learned how to speak french but it is NOT who she is or where she comes from.
    Being an american and speaking french is just fine, but she is not french and she is not francophone. Big difference!
    there is something very fishy about Jodie’s obsession with being french and her nose job. She seems a little delusional about those two subjects.
    There is something not natural and phony about her. She should learn to be more truthful.