Katie Holmes opens her auditions for The Ice Storm 25 years ago
Actress Katie Holmes recently appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonwhere she spoke about her first film role in Ang Lee’s acclaimed drama, The ice storm. She recalled the time she went to audition for the role in Los Angeles. Holmes said:
”(And) it was my second day in LA and my first audition. I know, I got lucky.”
Katie Holmes received critical acclaim for her performance in The ice storm. The film was also widely praised for its strong writing, characterization, and performances by the cast.
During the interview with Jimmy Fallon, Holmes also talked about his new movie, Rare Itemsand his game the wanderers.
Katie Holmes talks about her first movie The ice storm
Katie Holmes told Jimmy Fallon she was 17 when she came to New York to film The ice stormand thought to herself,
”Oh, I mean, that’s what I want to do. Awesome! And then I went home and was getting on tape for different auditions and I really wasn’t getting anything. And I thought, ‘oh, well, that could be it.’ You know that might be all there is.
She continued further,
“But it was okay, because I was like, ‘You know what? Its good. Like, it was an amazing experience, and I can, like, tell my grandkids and they’ll be fine. Seriously, I was like, that’s cool.
Katie Holmes said she wanted more jobs at the time but thought she shouldn’t be ‘greedy’. The ice storm launched Holmes’ acting career as she went on to play many memorable film and television roles.
Holmes also talked about his new movie, Rare Items, which she described as a film about “female friendship and healing”. She directed and co-wrote the film and also plays a key role in the film. It also features Alan Cumming and Julia Mayorga in major roles.
She further talked about her love for acting and new plays, the wanderers. She said she had a “wonderful time” performing the part. It explores themes of familymarriage and death.
An overview of Katie Holmes’ previous works
Katie Holmes recently directed, wrote and produced a film called alone together, in which she also played the lead role of June. The film focuses on two strangers who share an Airbnb amid the COVID lockdown. Here is a short description of the film, according to First video:
”Two strangers find themselves double-booked in the same upstate New York rental at the start of their quarantine. Infuriating the situation, these polar opposite personalities must learn to deal with each other’s eccentricities, eventually realizing they have more in common than meets the eye.
Apart from that, Holmes has starred in movies like The secret: dare to dream, Brahms: The Boy II, Ocean 8, and much more. His television acting credits include Dawson’s Creek, Ray Donovanand The Kennedys: After Camelotto name a few.