May 12, 2021

Brie Larson, Naomi Watts Attend ‘The Glass Castle’ N.Y. Premiere

Author Jeannette Walls stood confidently before a barrage of flashbulbs at the red carpet premiere of “The Glass Castle” Wednesday in New York. The former columnist, whose best-selling memoir turned feature film opens wide this week, cut a glamorous figure in a cream-colored Ralph Lauren pantsuit — a far cry from her transient and often dysfunctional upbringing.
“[This suit] is out of my comfort zone,” exclaimed Walls. “I’m in Virginia now — I’m a hick. For me, dressing up is shoes that aren’t waterproof.”
Actress Brie Larson plays Walls in young adulthood throughout the emotionally charged film and the former Manhattan resident couldn’t have dreamt of a more apropos casting choice.
“I never told anybody I wanted her to play me because it was too diva-ish,” she revealed. “She just ended up that way. I grew up without a television and I didn’t know these movie stars and stuff like that. My dream was to have a flush toilet, OK? We’re not talking about who’s going to play me in a movie. I just wanted to pay the bills and not be ashamed of who I was.”
Larson, who arrived fashionably late to the premiere in an ethereal blush-toned Monique Lhuillier gown, was quickly

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