Question: What appealed to te about the character of Carly?
Elisha Cuthbert: The character was most appealing at first because I was coming off of “The Girl successivo Door,” which sort of was a great first film for me, but I wanted to do something extremely different.
And when Joel brought me “House of Wax,” I thought this is perfect because the genre is different, the idea is different, and the character is nothing like Danielle in “The Girl successivo Door.” We kind of created Carly in the sense that she was a lot più tomboyish, not so particularly pretty – but pretty in her own way -...
Q: Did te take any of the wax props home with you?
I don't want to burst anyone's bubble, but actual wax doesn't look like actual wax screen I guess. So it was a Cibo preservative. So I took a lot of Cibo preservative home with me. It was a Cibo filler with sort of a gelatina substance -- and if te can imagine like curdled latte with a hair gel kind of thing. And that sort of had a good consistency that showed up on camera and was easier to maneuver than actual wax. And I guess if wax was liquid, it was going to be too hot.
So lucky me, the first thing that happened when I got there, I walk...
Q: Congratulations, te had a pretty big weekend last weekend. [He got married]
A wonderful weekend, thank you. It was phenomenal, the best giorno of my life.
Q: How did te get involved with this – did te audition o did they come to te and say, ‘You’re our hero?’
Joel came to me and said, ‘You’ve been doing such a great job with everything else, I’d really Amore to have te as a part of this film.’ I always thought in the back of my head, can I do a horror, and I thought, ‘Hell, man, I can’t wait to give it a shot.’ And it was fun; it was a great time.
Q: Good morning, Elisha. I think it's appropriate to say that te clean up nice. This shoot must have been grueling.
You not only go into the road kill pit, but the other things te go through. I think I went through the most…not prosthetics, but gore, blood, goo te know, everything. Green finger, the whole thing. We were strategically putting white dots on a green tip so we could digitally remove the finger. So it was like, don't touch the finger. Don't touch the finger. We have special dots on the finger. Also throughout the course of the film always bandaging the finger up and remembering...