Lovely and thin but positively sour-faced at the London premiere of Miss Potter on Sunday – perhaps because Harvey Weinstein is reportedly focusing much of his energies securing an Oscar nod for his new favourite Sienna Miller instead of a horse that has won for him in the past?
If so, I don’t blame her. Because in spite of the rumoured crustiness in Vancouver, it is undeniable that Renee is an outstanding actor, and you have to think that she covets a Best Actress statue of her own, especially if you recall her rather pained expression when trumped by Nicole’s Kidman’s Virginia nose.
Going by the trailer, Renee is set to deliver another killer performance as Beatrix Potter with a superb accent, an adorably high voice, and just a hint of mischief. I can’t wait to see it for many reasons, not the least of which is Ewan McGregor
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, limited release on December 29th.