With the birth of her daughter on Tuesday, Louise Linton has premiered the first part of what she calls a ‘double feature’.
“I’m really happy,” says the Scottish actress.Cabin fever), who is married to producer and former Trump administration Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. This news comes just over a month ago in December. 12 versions of her rom-com Rebald chick flake, Which she wrote, directed, produced, and stars as a bride who leaves her cheating groom at the altar before “plunging into the chaos of online dating and then… [her] “Adventures go viral,” she describes the plot of the film, which also stars Sam Page (Grey’s Anatomy, Mad Men).
“It’s kind of a rom-com in the vein of things like Bride Wars, 27 dresses, bridesmaids,Adds Linton, who conducted a FaceTime conversation from Austin. “It’s a bit corny, which I also find really funny because I’m British, and I have a bit of a corny sense of humour. And we chose the title beautiful girl Click, because it is on the nose, and it is self-aware. It doesn’t pretend to be something it’s not – just a nice, silly, funny, raunchy movie. It’s a light-hearted escape.
Linton, who met Mnuchin in 2013, says she “hasn’t gotten to experience all the fun craziness” of online dating in her own life, but she has some experience with viral adventures, having faced a social media firestorm in 2017. Instagram posts and comments She bragged about her government jet lifestyle with Mnuchin (for which she later apologized).
“It was very educational,” Linton says of her humbling time in the political spotlight. She adds that criticism was fair game: “Anyone who is in politics in any way — even casually, just by being married to someone — is going to be in the public eye. It’s always been that way.”
“I am happy to be back in the movie business.” Chick flake It will be available on most streaming platforms in December. 12.
A version of this story first appeared in November. 8 issue Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here to subscribe.
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