Mary’s one of four women profiled in the latest L.A. Times feature where they compliment them being one of the generations leading ladies.
Here’s what they had to say about Mary Elizabeth:
A producer recently told me that women like horror flicks more than men. That tidbit is a tad ironic, given the sheer number of ingenues who have met their doom at the end of a slasher’s knife. Winstead herself loves a good gorefest, having costarred in flicks ranging from Grindhouse to Final Destination 3. But her next horror gig holds particular significance: As the first female lead in the latest reimagining of The Thing, due out October 14, she straps herself into a parka, hardens her normally doe-like gaze into a stony stare and joins Milla Jovovich and Sigourney Weaver in the elite club of leading ladies who utterly kick monster butt. “I don’t have a lot of friends who relate to the girls walking around in Daisy Dukes,” says Winstead. “I don’t relate to it, and I don’t relate to the rom-com girl crying into her Ben & Jerry’s, either. But this character is strong, smart and takes care of herself. When I saw the script, I knew it was something I could not say no to.”
You can see the lovely new photo of Mary in the gallery: