Kirsten Dunst Slams Hollywood Film Creativity

Having starred as the love interest in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy, Kirsten Dunst is certainly no stranger to tentpole films. Next week though she tackles something quite different for her – cable television.

Talking about her major role in the upcoming second season of FX’s “Fargo,” the actress spoke with The Guardian this week where she reveals that she’s kind of over Hollywood filmmaking:

“People don’t go to the cinema unless it’s an event any more. So the movie industry is in a weird place, for sure, and the creative people are blossoming on television… Doing a television show is much, much harder work than film, because you’re doing 10 pages a day. You don’t get that many takes. And my character does not stop talking.”

Why the audience shift? She suggests the rash of homogenized films are due to too much money and too much product:

“There are just too many movies being made, I think. So many of them get lost. Too many cooks in the kitchen – the studio’s editing it, the producers are editing it, the director’s editing, too. But everyone has their hand in it, so whose movie is it at the end of the day? People don’t need all the money they’re using. That’s the other thing: when you have too much time, too much money, the creative starts to slip away.”

The second season of “Fargo” premieres Monday October 12th on FX.