Ruth Negga and The Los Angeles Times' "The Envelope" Series
Ruth Negga joins an actor's round-table to discuss her work and preparation with Amy Adams, Annette Benning, Natalie Portman and Emma Stone for The Los Angeles Times.
"They [The Lovings] were very reticent and shy about speaking in public and I think I wanted to capture that. I recorded her voice from the documentary and just listened to it for two years..." Ruth Negga on her research and inspiration for Mildred's voice.
The full piece can be watched at The Los Angeles Times.
Joel Edgerton as Richard and Ruth Negga as Mildred give performances that will be talked about for years.
“Jeff’s script is so beautifully written. This is a story that gets into your heart and touches deep wells of feeling. ”
Ruth Negga: remember the name. It's been a long time since an actor/actress has me so unapologetically in the bag. This woman is something special...
They weren’t martyrs, and didn’t want to be. They weren’t symbols, and didn’t want to be. They were two people in love who wanted to be with each other and their family.