On 5 Issues with Lynn Hirschberg—the model new podcast from W—Hollywood’s brightest sit down with the journal’s Editor-at-Giant to speak about “5 Issues” which have made them who they’re: an individual, a spot, an object, one constructive occasion, and one adverse occasion that in the end become one thing constructive.
The end result: candid, insightful, intimate conversations guided by Hirschberg’s singular talent as an interviewer. Subjects vary from the deeply private to the nitty-gritty skilled—Hirschberg covers the craft of filmmaking and the ins and outs of public life with equal components curiosity, sensitivity and humor.
Season 1 consists of eight episodes, debuting at this time and launched on Wednesdays.
On the premiere episode, Margot Robbie sits down with Hirschberg after a very main yr, during which the actress appeared in two awards season favorites: As soon as Upon a Time… In Hollywood and Bombshell.
Robbie speaks warmly about rising up on Australia’s Gold Coast and the tradition-inclined relations she holds pricey.
At age 5, she recollects, her knack for performing had already kicked in: Her favourite motion pictures had been The Fifth Component and Robin Hood: Males in Tights, and he or she used to behave out scenes from Goldie Hawn movies for her mom. “I beloved motion pictures my entire life however I would by no means thought of doing appearing as a job,” she tells Hirschberg.
The actress additionally talks about being blown away by the ability of her co-stars Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron on the set of Bombshell, and displays on working with Quentin Tarantino on the set of As soon as Upon a Time… In Hollywood, during which she bought to briefly reprise her position as a Pan Am flight attendant along with taking part in Sharon Tate.
Robbie says that discovering out that Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy weren’t actual despatched her to a darkish place as a baby. “I bear in mind sitting there considering, adults are diabolical. The extent they are going to go to to lie is loopy. I used to be actually, like, each grownup I do know has been mendacity… Even the information is mendacity? Wow. They’re all in on this huge lie,” she says. “I believe that was my first style of changing into somewhat cynical.”
To listen to extra about Robbie’s life behind the scenes—from her secret treehouse escape in Europe to the second on the Oscars stage that modified the way in which she felt about Hollywood—take heed to the episode above.
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