Benedict on playing female roles at his all boys school: “Both my parents are actors, and they discouraged me from the profession. But I thought their lives were so romantic. And I did loads of plays when I was at school. It was all boys, so I got to play girls. It’s scary how epicene I was. I got the female thing down. My parents were a little worried at that point—they thought they’d lost me to the other side of the board.”
Reese on dreading her Wild sex scenes: “The sex scenes in Wild were the most explicit I’ve ever done. I dreaded those days of shooting, but they were important. Otherwise, it’s just a hiking movie—and that’s not interesting.”
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