With five films on the go and her two-year-old by her side, Milla Jovovich is making the most of every Hollywood minute. As the star of the Resident Evil series and the 2009 horror movie A Perfect Getaway, 34-year-old Milla Jovovich plays escapists of all sorts. But in her own action-packed life, the last thing Jovovich can or wants to do is escape. In fact, she’s as focused as ever — she has back-to-back films coming out this fall, in addition to her prioritized role of supermom to her two-year-old daughter, Ever, with her husband, director Paul W.S. Anderson.
First up is Resident Evil: Afterlife, and then the psychological thriller Stone, which premiered at TIFF. Jovovich holds her own among a seasoned cast, including Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, as Lucetta Stone, the sultry wife of a convicted arsonist. However, she admits that it’s working on the independent films that keeps her at the top of her game. In the comedy Dirty Girl, another TIFF premiere, she plays the down-and-out mom of the titular character, and in the upcoming thriller Faces in the Crowd, she plays a survivor of a serial killer’s attack. It doesn’t stop there — she’s the lead in Bringing Up Bobby, the directorial debut of fellow actress Famke Janssen, playing a con artist who drags her son to Oklahoma to start a new life.
On a rare day when she wasn’t saving the world one zombie at a time, stretching her indie acting muscles or providing (occasional) vocals for the band Puscifer, Jovovich spoke with Fashion about upcoming projects, her friends Miuccia and Karl, and the possibility of giving little Ever a sibling…( Read More )