Rachael Leigh Cook Won’t Do Nude Roles: I’m Good There

Rachael Leigh Cook dinner received’t be showing in a slasher film any time quickly.

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“I really like and respect horror. I don’t watch them, however I respect the individuals who make them,” Cook dinner, 43, solely informed Us Weekly whereas selling her new movie, Spirit Halloween. “I do know lots of people who’re very a lot in love with the horror style who make unbelievable artwork in that area, however it simply ain’t for me. I might be upset for like weeks and months. I’m like locking the doorways. I can’t sleep. So by way of making that sort of a film, I’ve simply by no means been in a position to get hyped about it.”

She continued: “I at all times inform my brokers simply by way of like horror films and stuff, like not operating via the woods. I’m not doing it. Sorry, get any person else to do it.”


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The actress would moderately focus her time on rom-coms. “I imagine in magic. I don’t know one other means of placing it,” she gushed to Us. “I don’t suppose there’s something nearer to actual life magic on this life, on this universe, than love. There’s simply, there simply ain’t nothing prefer it. So when you possibly can put that right into a film and take folks on that journey with you, that’s every thing to me. I drink that Kool-Assist all day.”

Baring all of it for a task, nonetheless, won’t ever be within the playing cards. “I believe we’ve jumped the nudity shark. I don’t suppose I’m doing that. I believe I’m good there,” she stated, laughing.

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Along with the beloved 1995 movie She’s All That, Cook dinner’s gone on to star in its sequel, He’s All That, Netflix’s Love, Assured, and might subsequent be seen within the TV film ‘Tis the Season to be Merry and A Vacationer’s Information to Love, which she additionally produced.

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‘Josie and The Pussycats’
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“I used to be a part of conceiving and pitching [it]. In order that was actually my child. And I’m not gonna lie, it was a troublesome shoot. We had been in Vietnam for 2 months,” she informed Us of the expertise. “Very completely different kinds of filmmaking than I used to be used to. And that the crew there was used to, however we actually got here collectively and made one thing particular. So I really feel particularly pleased with that.”

Cook dinner has bounced between movie and TV for years. For her, there are “upsides and all the way down to each,” however the large display screen is her predominant focus for proper now.

“For my way of life proper now as a mother, I believe I’m staying within the film world,” she defined. “You get a way of completion with a film that you simply don’t with TV as a result of when TV ends, until it’s a restricted sequence, which I really haven’t completed, you simply find yourself doing a sequence that seems to be restricted if you don’t get renewed. So the thought of having the ability to develop a personality slowly and see simply so many alternative sides of ’em is — you possibly can’t beat TV for that. However yeah, by way of films, having to inform all of who somebody is in these 90 minutes, that’s its personal sort of problem too.”

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Cook dinner shares daughter Charlotte, 9, and son Theo, 7, with ex-husband Daniel Gillies. Since turning into a mother, the actress’ reasoning for what roles to go after has shifted barely.

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Rachel Leigh Cook dinner in ‘Love, Assured’.
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“Simply when one thing offers you the feels in a method or one other when one thing simply actually makes good sense. I imply, having my youngsters at house is a very good excuse for me. It’s a very good perspective on how I greatest wish to spend my time there,” she informed Us. “They’re one of the best ways to type of make it simple to mirror on what your values actually are, and so they’re my precedence, however the gentle’s gotta keep on. So yeah, when one thing type of hits me right here [in the heart], I enroll.”