Entertainment Margot Robbie's I, Tonya hesitation

10:36  07 december  2017
10:36  07 december  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

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Margot Robbie plays Tonya Harding in the black comedy. The film explores Harding' s backstory and what led her to hiring a man to break the leg of her competitor Nancy Kerrigan at the National Figure Skating Championship in 1994.

Watch the first trailer for Margot Robbie ' s I , Tonya witch is getting Oscar buzz for her performance of Tonya Harding. This first I , Tonya trailer is more Wolf of Wall Street than a sports biopic.

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Margot Robbie "hesitated" about starring in 'I, Tonya'.

The 27-year-old singer admits she was nervous about signing up for the movie - which follows the life story of figure skater Tonya Harding - because Tonya's life has been "so well documented".

She said: "I definitely had hesitations in that it's an added responsibility to play a real-life person who is still alive - especially one that's so well documented, that people can obviously compare what I'm doing. But it also provided an incredible resource in my research, so it was kind of a double-edged sword in that respect ...

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Margot Robbie ’ s Tonya Harding is breaking the fourth wall in this film in a choice that should allow the actress to shine and audiences to connect to this flawed and maligned person.

"I didn't realise that everyone knew it to the extent they did, and everyone had already passed judgment on her. I didn't really know what I was getting myself into in that regard."

And Margot admits it was "definitely a challenge" that people had already made their minds up about Tonya but she enjoyed being able to help people explore it more.

She added: "It was definitely a challenge but kind of an exciting challenge to approach a situation [where] people had already made up their minds, or thought they knew all about [it], and kind of give them a reason to explore it further and explore another side to the story."

In the movie, Margot plays Tonya when she was 15-years-old and admits it was "weird" putting fake braces on for the role.

She told E! News: "As 15-year-old Tonya, I actually weirdly looking in the mirror of my mum and my 10-year-old nephew - who's a boy - so I was really confused by that. I was like, 'How does this...?' "I mean, it was very reminiscent of the era, obviously. I felt very young wearing braces again. I had braces at that age; I remember how painfully self-conscious I was at that age about everything. When I was little, my mum cut my hair short in a bowl cut, too. I obviously am a '90s baby, so the fashion has a sense of nostalgia for me. I felt transformed; I didn't feel like myself."

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