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INTERVIEWS/REVIEWS: Bill Pullman HollywoodNewsWire.net  "Dear Wendy Press Conference"  photo
Dear Wendy
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Sep 14, 2005
Q1: Why did you get involved in this project?
BP: I just happened to be at my agent's office and I saw a script there with my name on a Post-it note and I saw that Thomas Vinterberg was directing it and Lars Von Trier wrote it. Another agent came in and said that I probably wouldn't be interested and the part is not right. I said, 'Look who is doing it though.' And she didn't know the names. I have always been a fan of Lars and intrigued by that filmmaking. I liked The Celebration and in this BAFTA awards in the late 80s or early 90s I ran into Thomas and introduced myself and had a short conversation with him. It's always interesting when a filmmaker says he's going to pick one person. He knew me and he wanted me in that role. I'm always very flattered when that happens. I liked the role and it was a little bit like The Grudge. They cast the whole thing except the one part and the director said he wanted Bill Pullman. They said okay and they would offer me like two cents and see what...

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