In a recent interview led by The Female Lead's Alex Light, renowned actresses Vanessa Kirby and Pom Klementieff shed light on the evolving landscape of female representation in action films and the transformative roles they portray in the highly anticipated film, Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One.
Kirby, known for her breakout performance in "The Crown," and Klementieff, recognized for her role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, addressed the importance of breaking away from the traditional mould of female characters. They celebrated the opportunity to play rebels who are complex, independent, and unapologetically fierce. The actresses emphasized that these characters are not limited to being mere "girlfriend material" but are multi-dimensional, with layers of emotions and motivations.
Beyond discussing their roles, Kirby and Klementieff offered valuable advice to young girls aspiring to become actors. They encouraged aspiring actresses to follow their instincts, work hard, remain open to experiences, and trust the journey.
As Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One hits the screens, audiences can look forward to witnessing these remarkable actresses challenge stereotypes and empower women in a franchise known for its exhilarating action and groundbreaking storytelling.
Mission Impossible is out today!