Never, ever has Evan Rachel Wood received equal pay as her male counterparts — until now. "I think I'm just now to the point where I'm getting paid the same as my male co-stars," Wood said in a recent interview with The Wrap ahead of the show's second season. Wood, 30, stars alongside Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris, who she admitted she hadn't matched in the money department for the hit HBO series. "I was just told that, you know, 'Hey you're, you're getting equal pay.' And I was like," she said, pretending to gasp. "And I almost got emotional. I was like, 'I have never been paid the same as my male counterparts … Never, never.' Michelle Williams made way less than Mark Wahlberg for 'Money' "I'm always fighting for that... And I have turned down projects — 'Westworld,' it's like, I get it a little more," she said. "It's like, 'Well, you're Anthony Hopkins or Ed Darris.' But I think now we're all doing equal amounts … [Read more...] about Evan Rachel Wood finally gets equal pay on ‘Westworld’ for Season 3
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Evan Rachel Wood loves how "slow" time feels in Nashville.The 'Westworld' star made the move from Los Angeles to the city in Tennessee a couple of years ago and loves how relaxed it is.Speaking about living in Nashville, she told the Sunday Telegraph newspaper: "Time slows down there. You don't feel the grind, this constant pressure. When you leave LA, you realise, 'Oh, I've been living in a bubble, and thinking that was the whole world, and it's not even close.'"Meanwhile, Evan - who has a son with her ex-husband Jamie Bell - previously admitted motherhood is a lot "harder" than she thought it would be.She said: "Becoming a mom is the best thing I ever did with my life, but it's not for everyone. It's harder than you think and you are never ready, but it will open up your heart in ways you never thought possible. The hardest thing I had to learn and accept was that sometimes, despite what we have been told, love is not enough. But when I look at my life now and imagine how things … [Read more...] about Evan Rachel Wood loves ‘slow’ Nashville
"I've worked for a very long time to not be angry and vengeful," actress who plays Dolores on HBO's sci-fi hit says Jennifer Maas, provided by Published 8:19 am, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 ‘Westworld’ Star Evan Rachel Wood on How Playing an Assault Survivor ‘Felt Like an Exorcism’ 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Dolores Abernathy (Evan Rachel Wood) went to hell and back in Season 1 of Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s “Westworld.” An experience her real-life counterpart is all too familiar with. On HBO’s sci-fi hit, Wood plays the oldest robot aka host in a Western theme park where visitors act out their dark fantasies on her kind. The role hit close to home for the actress, a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault herself, who says it was like an “exorcism” for her. In an interview published Wednesday by the New York Times, Wood describes how … [Read more...] about ‘Westworld’ Star Evan Rachel Wood on How Playing an Assault Survivor ‘Felt Like an Exorcism’
Ms. Wood, who has testified before Congress about surviving rape, discusses the power of going public in the #MeToo era and how her TV character inspired her. By MELENA RYZIKAPRIL 4, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story NASHVILLE — When Evan Rachel Wood needs a jolt of confidence, she puts on a certain playlist, a compendium of feminist anthems and feisty classics — “I Will Survive,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” Tina Turner, Pat Benatar, some head-whipping grunge and hip-hop. It was piping through her house here one chilly afternoon last month. Ms. Wood, the actress and musician, had just put herself through an emotional wringer: She testified before Congress, in unflinching terms, about being a survivor of sexual violence, then jetted to Los Angeles to perform songs by David Bowie, her musical idol, with his bandmates.It was a cross-country head-snap. Now she was welding herself back … [Read more...] about Evan Rachel Wood Turns Her Trauma Into Good. On ‘Westworld’ and in Life.
What would you do if you were faced with a long-term power outage? It's a thought many people likely have nightmares about, but in the new film "Into the Forest," two sisters are forced to act and figure things out when this becomes their new reality. The story centers on two young women (Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood) whose seemingly normal lives are interrupted by what turns out to be a continent-wide blackout. At first they try to make the most of their difficult situation, but over time their struggle to survive in an isolated town is what keeps them together. Page, who also serves as a producer on the film, connected to this project on a personal level. "I thought it was a beautiful story and it was incredibly poetic and I was so moved by it. I think it represented a lot of the things people in our society are thinking about now -- in terms of our society's relationship to the environment and our own. And the fact that it was told using a relationship between two women was … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood take on the apocalypse with “Into the Forest”