Helen Mirren & Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Woman In Gold’ Odd Couple Chemistry Will Make You Wish You Had Their Relationship — EXCLUSIVE CLIP
What a world we live in, you guys. The movie Woman In Gold is coming out on DVD on July 7, at long last. Based on a true story, the film, which original came out in April, stars Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. Mirren plays an adaptation of the real-life figure Maria Altmann, who fought the Austrian government for nearly a decade to prove that she was entitled to ownership of the 1907 Gustav Klimt painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I that entered the country's private collection after being looted from her family home by Nazis during the Holocaust. Reynolds plays her lawyer, Randy Schoenberg, who was by Altmann's side throughout the lawsuit, which was decided in her favor in 2004. (I'd say spoiler alert, but it's real life and it happened nine years ago, so look alive, y'know?)
In this exclusive clip from the upcoming DVD, the comedic interactions between the film's two stars takes center stage in a way that will make you fall in love with the film all over again — or for the first time, if you have never seen it before. As evidenced by her tireless fight against an entire country as a single elderly woman, Altmann was a real tough cookie, and, apparently, had a playful, comradely chemistry with her young lawyer that director Simon Curtis wanted to replicate for the movie.
Throughout, Reynolds and Mirren good-naturedly rib each other, and this clip shows us some key moments of that relationship, with both actors speaking about their roles and the real-life characters they played. It's pretty adorable, so you should check it out below.
Man, doesn't that clip make you want to go to brunch with Helen Mirren and Maria Altmann and dish about movies and art and what it's like to be a total badass? Love those ladies, love this clip, and can't wait for Woman In Gold to make its way to DVD so we can get even more juicy (gold) nuggets like this one.
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