Video:Sienna Miller Interview - G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobrawith Rebecca Murray
Sienna Miller popped into a press conference to talk about 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' before picking up her ShoWest Supporting Actress of the Year Award at the annual gathering of motion picture professionals and theatre owners.See Transcript
Transcript:Sienna Miller Interview - G.I. Joe: The Rise of CobraRebecca Murray from About.com Hollywood Movies at 2009 ShoWest.
Sienna Miller – Supporting Actress of the Year Award WinnerHow did you ready to play your role in G.I Joe: The Rise of Cobra since you don't normally star in action movies?
Sienna Miller: "I don't, no. It was a very new experience. We had six weeks of fight training. I had to go and learn how to fire guns. Normally I do these films that are far more emotional and on a much smaller scale, and this was massive on every level. But it was fun. I was forced to do exercise which was a good thing."
How have the G.I Joe fanboys treated you so far?
Sienna Miller: "I think it's hard for them to get around the fact that I have blonde hair and blue eyes and The Baroness has black hair and is probably a little bit more threatening physically. But I, you know, with the help of makeup and wardrobe I think they'll respond pretty well. So far the reaction's been good. I didn't realize quite how big of a thing G.I. Joe is in the States, but I met guys who have G.I Joe tattoos and I'm suddenly realizing the enormity of it all. But hopefully they'll be happy."
What did you have to tap into in order to play a villain in G.I. Joe?
Sienna Miller: "I think the outfit and the fact that I had semi-automatic rifles strapped to my thighs helped. I had a black wig and black leather, and just kind of menacing glasses and gadgets. And to be honest, it spoke very much for itself. The script was very evolved and well-written and the character was developed. And I just went in there and sort of glared at people and did my best. But I didn't sort of study any proper villains. I mean, you know it's a lighthearted movie at times."
Do you consider yourself a rebel?
Sienna Miller: "Am I a rebel? No. No, not particularly. I think I'm free-spirited sometimes but I'm not inherently rebellious. I don't see a rule and have to break it."
What do you think of your G.I Joe co-star playing Bill Clinton in an upcoming movie?
Sienna Miller: "I didn't know that but I think it's brilliant. I think he's capable of doing anything and he's also a very fun person to work with. I can see him being fantastic in that role."