If we ask you to call an Abigail Breslin film, likelihood is you will say Little Miss Sunshine, although it was launched 15 years in the past.
The actress was simply 10 years outdated when her huge break hit theaters and earned her an Oscar nomination. She’s nonetheless maybe finest identified for her position as shy pageant hopeful Olive Hoover, whose oddball household takes a highway journey from New Mexico to California for the Little Miss Sunshine competitors.
Now 25, Abigail mirrored on the nice—and the dangerous—that got here from starring in Little Miss Sunshine at such a younger age.
“Typically folks overlook that I am 25 years outdated and never 9 anymore,” Abigail advised iNews final week.
She admitted that is partially based mostly on her physique (“I am actually quick” at 5-foot-1, she mentioned, “and I look little or no.”) Nonetheless, it is also based mostly on different folks’s assumptions about her age, due to a personality she performed in 2006.
She mentioned her brokers are sometimes advised by casting administrators that “she’s a bit of younger” for a specific half. Abigail defined, “Individuals are likely to wish to hold you in a single particular pigeonhole.”