Manuel Betancourt

The Hours, or How casting NOT-against type

May 23, 2009 · in Film

You have John C. playing a dull but loving husband:

Jeff playing a self-involved academic:

Toni playing a cake baking housewife:

Claire is playing a free-spirit teenager:

Ed is playing a tortured artist:

Meryl playing a menopausal wreck:

Julianne playing an unsatisfied housewife:

Alison playing a supportive second ‘wife’:

Now, Nicole seems to be the one playing against type.. is that why Oscar bit?