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Liev Schreiber: Ang Lee Likes My Legs

Focus Features 06.24.2009

New York Magazine's Vulture talked to Liev Schreiber at at party for Hamptons Magazines (of which Schreiber happens to be the latest coverboy).  in addition to chatting about the male need to cross dress––"Putting on women's clothing and acting like a woman is something that comes naturally to men"––Schreiber recounts his latest role as a gun-toting cross-dresser in Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock. How did he get the part?

He really did like my legs. When I went to his office, the first thing he said to me was, 'Wow, you have really nice legs.' I thought, 'This part is mine.'"