We think you’d be perfect as a boozy lounge singer in one of Robert Altman’s sprawling films.
Start practicing an English accent. The time is nigh for you to take on a period piece— say, a Jane Austen adaptation, directed by Jane Campion.
We’d like to see Quentin Tarantino do for you what he did for Uma Thurman in Kill Bill.
Partner up with Mark Ruffalo and director Kenneth Lonergan in the next You Can Count on Me.
We think you should pair with Catherine Keener in a Nicole Holofcener comedy.
It’s time to step into the spotlight and grab your Renée Zellweger-in-Jerry Maguire moment. Judd Apatow could hook you up.
We bet someone of the Coen brothers’ ilk could revive the wicked comic dark side you showed off in To Die For.
Say goodbye to the tweenybopper projects and find a Tracy Flick-type role with an Alexander Payne-type director.
We know you can play queens, both human and Elvish. Now how about getting in touch with your improvisatory side in a Mike Leigh drama?
You’d make a hell of a latter-day Mrs. Robinson. Give David O. Russell and Jason Schwartzman a call.