Katie Holmes confirmed during an interview as part of the Kering Women In Motion talks in Cannes that there have been many discussions about rebooting “Dawson's Creek,” the teen drama series that ran for six seasons on The WB and makes stars in Holmes and beyond. Co-Stars james Van Der Beek, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson and more.
“There have been many discussions over the years. We all loved the experience,” Holmes said. “There's a security that comes with the buzz. The show was a time capsule. Putting it in today's world might spoil it a bit. Before everyone had a phone and social media and all that, so the characters There was an innocence to the beach that I think people liked about the show. To put it in today's world setting, I'm not sure.
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Holmes said, “We have often talked about it.” “For now, we're just saying that unless there's a real reason to do this, this isn't something where people have said, ‘Here's what to consider.'”
talking to Variety Chief Correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister, Holmes discusses her career as an actor, writer, director and newly-crowned patron of young women filmmakers thanks for sharing With the Saudi Arabian film AlUla. As a filmmaker, Holmes released “Rare Objects” in US theaters last month. His directorial efforts also include ‘Alone Together' (2022) and ‘All We Had' (2016).
During the wide-ranging conversation, Holmes talked about her passion for filmmaking and how her acting background is an asset to her role as a leader on set when she's in the director's chair. She also talked about progress for women in entertainment, noting that when she started acting in the '90s, she can't remember working with female executives or directors, other than maybe a few women. Made a handful of episodes on “Dawson's Creek”. Holmes noted the positive developments in Hollywood that have embraced many more women behind the camera and in the executive ranks.
“Having been on set for so long, it's a second home,” Holmes said of making the jump from actor to director. “I feel comfortable out there. Knowing that when you go in, you know the department and the dynamics. Being an actor working with actors, I feel like I know what they're feeling. And I hope they feel more comfortable because I know I am that. I am one of you. We are all in this together. There is a comfort zone.
Holmes has starred in all three of his directorial efforts. he flirted during the conversation Diversity that she is already working on a fourth film that she will direct, and revealed that she will not star in the project.
“I'm going to direct a movie that I'm going to direct now. And it's going to be really fun, and I think maybe in some ways it'll feel easier,” Holmes said. Asked if she could share more details about the film, she said, “Not yet. We're still figuring it out – and everything's been held up a bit because of the strike.”
All three films directed by Holmes – “Rare Objects,” “Alone Together” and “All We Had” – were independent film productions. Holmes has mostly been away from major Hollywood productions since 2005's “Batman Begins,” but has said she would return to that position if given the right role.
“I mean, sure. Yeah,” Holmes said when asked about starring in another studio film, adding “Batman Begins” was “an amazing experience. I loved working with Chris Nolan.” . It was such a huge learning experience, just the scope of it and the sets. The cinematography, everything was amazing.
Additionally, she stated that she would “love to do comedy,” especially in today's world. “People need to laugh right now.”
Watch Holmes' full Caring Women in Motion video below.
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