'White House Down' star Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses the indie/blockbuster divide
What would the 'Secretary' star prefer to shooting a rocket launcher in a sequel?
WASHINGTON, DC - Despite a resume that includes "World Trade Center" and "Mona Lisa Smile" and "Monster House" and a little sleeper called "The Dark Knight," ones instinct is to associate Maggie Gyllenhaal
more with smaller films like "Sherrybaby" or "Secretary."
I sat down with Gyllenhaal at the Beltway junket for her new studio offering "White House Down
" and asked if the indie/blockbuster binary is one that journalists harp on, or if it stays in her mind as well.
Gyllenhaal tells me why this was a logical project for her to choose, but when I suggested she may want to fire a rocket launcher in a hypothetical sequel, she suggested something very different she'd rather do instead.
I've already posted the TV-centric portion of my Gyllenhaal sit-down
in which she strongly hinted she might be interested in a small screen project, just days before Sundance Channel officially announced her miniseries "The Honourable Woman."