When chatting with Filmmaker about “Being John Malkovich,” Spike Jonze was requested about Diaz’s casting inside the film. The interviewer launched up Wong Kar-wai and his penchant for dramatically altering the appearances of terribly well-known actresses in his films and requested if Jonze was doing one factor comparable. The director outlined:
“No. It’s humorous, because of people are writing about this ‘stunt’—disguising Cameron. Cameron was the ultimate one to return again on the movie. The movie was already [green-lit]—we didn’t should cast her to get the movie made. We cast her as a result of her understanding of the character, her showing, and her vitality. Her character really has two energies occurring—the repressed issue and the one which discovers herself. We talked hundreds about this. Do you cast any person who has this pure vitality to them after which have them play additional repressed as a person after which try to hold them out, or do you cast any person who has this pure vitality to them after which have them play additional repressed to start with?”
Lotte does definitely bear a reasonably radical transformation inside the film, so the half undoubtedly requires any person in a position to portraying who she is to start with, along with who she’s become by story’s end. Lotte has loads simmering beneath the ground and Diaz manages to level out all of these conflicting feelings on her face.