VOTE | 509 fans

Miami Herald

Soap opera fans know Finola Hughes for her long-running role on General Hospital, but the woman who has played ex spy Anna Devane on and off since 1985 is on a different side of the camera now.

The Brit’s directorial debut, the coming-of-age comedy The Bet, premieres Friday night as part of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. Hughes will be in town to discuss her first stab at filmmaking. She doubts it’s her last.

“I loved the whole process,” she said while ferrying her daughter to a dental appointment in Los Angeles. “Just the feeling of showing up on set and seeing these great people at work. Wow.”

But giving up her daytime job doesn’t seem likely. She realizes how important soaps are to diehard watchers.

“When I first started doing GH back in the ’80s that sort of sealed the deal because soaps were at their peak, and we had this big old spy story going on. It gave me a huge connection to so many people who would rush home from school to watch it. I was part of their youth, and I get great enjoyment out of that. Soap fans are so loyal and patient.”

Amazing that the actress, who turns 54 Tuesday, doesn’t look as if she’s aged a bit since first running around with Luke Spencer and Robert Scorpio.

“My beauty secret is certainly not sleep because I have three children,” laughs Hughes, whose husband is photographer Russell Young. “I wish I could tell you I sit in a hyperbolic chamber, but the truth is I do a lot of yoga, eat well and do what I love. I always tell my kids, ‘Follow your passion.’ I think that helps.”

Any GH plot lines to divulge? “Well, if I tell you I’d have to kill you,” she jokes. “But I will say this mob storyline is going to get pretty gnarly.”

Hughes will admit she’s been blown away, even perplexed, by some of the more outlandish scripts — kidnappings, explosions, imposters — but the key to her success is going with the flow.

“The thing is to leap in with both feet and believe every damn second of it!” she explains. “We are all just having a blast, and it shows.”

Ecrit par Misty 

Traduction

...

Ecrit par Misty 
Activité récente
Actualités
Rose McGowan dans la presse #2

Rose McGowan dans la presse #2
Le site The Guardian nous propose un article sur Rose McGowan à propos de son combat contre le...

2018 Winter TCA Tour - Day 6 | Rose McGowan

2018 Winter TCA Tour - Day 6 | Rose McGowan
Rose McGowan a participé à la sixième journée de l'évènement 2018 Winter TCA Tour. Cet évènement...

Brave | Book by Rose McGowan - First Look

Brave | Book by Rose McGowan - First Look
Je vous avais informé il y a quelques mois que le livre Brave écrit par Rose McGowan sera publié le...

Trust | Balthazar Getty - Trailer

Trust | Balthazar Getty - Trailer
Le trailer de la première saison de la série Trust a été dévoilé. Il s'agit d'une série qui...

Rose McGowan dans la presse

Rose McGowan dans la presse
Le site TV Guide nous propose un article sur Rose McGowan et sa série documentaire Citizen...

Newsletter

Les nouveautés des séries et de notre site une fois par mois dans ta boîte mail ?

Inscris-toi maintenant

Sondage
Partenaires premium
HypnoPromo

choup37, Hier à 17:35

Plus que 5 votes avant que la bannière de Kaamelott ne soit validée On vous attend, vite vite

choup37, Hier à 21:38

Eeeeeeeeeeet on va voter pour la bannière de Musketeers aussi, c'est Noel en retard!

kazmaone, Hier à 23:31

Les enfants, sérieux, le suspense me tue pour le vote du thème de Terminator ! Votez POSITIF please, que je puisse enfin dormir ! Merci

kazmaone, Hier à 23:32

Et pour ceux qui savent pas comment faire, il faut aller dans"Préférences" sous votre pseudo . voilà voilà, merci à toutes et à tous !

choup37, Aujourd'hui à 00:38

Déjà voté kaz!

HypnoBlabla

LastAmy26, Avant-hier à 21:39

merzi^^

elementary, Hier à 07:45

bonjour

Juliette11, Hier à 16:36

Bonjour tout le monde !

Supersympa, Hier à 16:36

Bonjour z'à toutes z'et à tous !

LastAmy26, Hier à 18:57

Rebonzoir

Viens chatter !