You may have seen Kacey Rohl as Prudence in this spring's Red Riding Hood and in AMC's hit show The Killing, as the best friend of murdered teen Rosie Larson. She'll appear alongside Glee's Cory Monteith in the upcoming film Sisters and Brothers, and based on her track record, you'll be seeing a lot more of her soon. We asked her a few Qs, and we kind of love her now: I Heart Daily: How did you know that you wanted to act? Kacey Rohl: I think I knew from the first rehearsal of my mom's that I attended, but I didn't tell myself that it was legitimate and possible until my senior year of high school.
IHD: You've had some dark roles recently! How do you put yourself in the mindset to play those parts? KR: Prudence in Red Riding Hood came very easily to me, oddly enough. Acting mean (in that way) was easy for me. Sterling in The Killing was more difficult. She was more complex and damaged. For her, I went back to what my time in high school was like and really went to those icky 16-year-old self esteem places. I also used a lot of music to bring me down. The Antlers, The Cinematic Orchestra and I also got my best friend to compile a list of her favorite sad tunes and I used that to make me think of Rosie.
IHD: You've talked about how much you enjoy reading and writing -- what are some of your favorite books, and what kinds of things do you write? KR: A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews, The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, Franny & Zooey by J.D. Salinger. I usually write short stories, but recently vie been writing lots of poetry and some scripty type things.
IHD: What else are you hearting right now? KR: Friday Night Lights, cappuccino coconut milk ice cream, reading on the beach, Zach Wahls, peonies, cheesy dance music, sparkly eyeliner, boxer shorts and Tennessee Williams!
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