Malin Akerman Interview – Billions – “I don’t want to just get pigeonholed for doing comedy and being this wild, funny girl”
For much of her career, Malin Akerman has struggled to find roles that allow her to combine both beauty and gravitas. She’s often been confined to rom-coms that highlight her sleek 5’8″ physique without giving her the chance to explore darker territory.
Q: Do you feel that this kind of role will change perceptions about you and enable you to do more dramatic roles down the road?
AKERMAN: I’ve loved doing all these great comedies over the years but of course I want to be able to play different characters and not just get pigeonholed for doing comedy and being this wild, funny girl…