With the Christmas release of Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes” just weeks away, star Amy Adams and screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski joined the source of the film’s story, painter Margaret Keane, for a revealing discussion on the making of the biographical comedy-drama moderated by Access Hollywood’s Scott Manz.
In what looks to be Burton’s return to smaller scale, more personally-charged filmmaking, “Big Eyes” stars the Oscar-nominated Adams as the 1950’s painter, who rose to prominence thanks to her portraits of saucer-eyed waifs. But when her egomaniacal husband (Christoph Waltz) began taking credit for the popular works, Margaret was forced to overcome her insecurities and fight for the creative control of her painters and artistic identity.
In the video below, Adams and Keane reflect on their newfound relationship in light of making the film, while the screenwriting duo takes us into their heads to reveal the inspiration for turning Keane’s unique tale into a big screen Burton film.
Watch the highlights below: