Being typecast is one thing Tilda Swinton certainly never needs to worry about.
Swinton seems to be able to play anyone, from The White Witch in The Chronicles of Narnia:
To the sexually ambiguous Orlando:
To, well, Tilda Swinton:
Last year, Swinton was the talk of the Berlin Film Festival in Julia, playing an alcoholic, manipulative liar who eventually kidnaps a young boy, hoping to extort a $2 million ransom. According to Times Online:
Finally, the movie is making its way to the U.S. and is scheduled to open May 8 in limited release. Here’s the trailer:
Looks to me like Tilda can turn even this train wreck of a woman into someone worth watching. Is Julia on your spring movie list?