Emma Stone Stars as a Suburban Dog Lady, Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos in the new issue of W Magazine.
Emma Stone, who approached her character for the shoot seen here with a terrific sense of commitment. The dog family had sprung to life from the imagination of Yorgos Lanthimos, the director of The Favourite, which is nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best director. (Stone, one of the stars in the film, is nominated for best supporting actress.) “First, we considered spotlighting a woman who loved stuffed animals,” Lanthimos said as he watched Stone trying to wrangle the pack. “I discussed it with Emma. Since she loves dogs a lot, we went from stuffed animals to real, deep animal love: 15 actual dogs.”
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Emma Stone is joining the board of the Child Mind Institute. She shared a statement to People Magazine :
I’m honored to join the board of the Child Mind Institute,” Stone said in a statement to PEOPLE. “This is a stigma-shattering organization I am deeply passionate about, and I’m looking forward to helping the Child Mind Institute continue to advance its critically important work.
Acting, along with therapy, became the primary way that Stone was able to cope and conquer her anxiety. And since garnering fame for her roles in Easy A, La La Land and now The Favourite, Stone has used her own experience to raise awareness for mental health disorders. Now, the Academy Award-winning actress, 30, plans to continue helping other kids struggling with mental health and learning disorders by joining the Board of Directors at the Child Mind Institute — a nonprofit organization dedicated to doing just that.
Emma Stone and the HAIM Sisters are featured in the new Omaze campaign helping six great causes, with a goal : meet Emma and HAIM at a Spice Girls concert ! Visit their website to donate.
Emma Stone is nominated for the third time in her career for an Academy Awards ! Congratulations. The Favourite is nominated for 10 awards, see list below. Results on February 24 !
- Best Picture
- Best Director
- Best Leading Actress (Olivia Colman)
- Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone)
- Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)
- Best Original Screenplay
- Production Design
- Film Editing
- Costume Design