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Watch: Meet the Women of ‘Birdman’ (Exclusive 4-Minute Featurette)

Watch: Meet the Women of 'Birdman' (Exclusive 4-Minute Featurette)

Though Alejandro González Iñárritu’s fluidly moving one-take illusion pivots on the backstage antics of Michael Keaton’s leading man Keegan Thompson, this black comedy is as much about women as it is men.

The spiky quartet of Emma Stone (also up for a Supporting Actress Oscar), Naomi Watts, Amy Ryan and Andrea Riseborough drives the female side of the film’s SAG-nominated ensemble, complicating Keegan’s attempt to mount an unmountable Raymond Carver story. In this new featurette, exclusive to Thompson on Hollywood, Iñárritu and his leading ladies open up about building these idiosyncratic characters, and why the parts proved such a fruitful challenge for these four knockout actresses.

READ MORE: Edward Norton and Andrea Riseborough Dig Into Actors’ Egos and “Birdman”

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