In the past two years, moviegoers have seen Scottish actress Shirley Henderson play Moaning Myrtle — the restroom-haunting ghost in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets — and Jude, one of Bridget's girlfriends in Bridget Jones's Diary. Now, she portrays a depressed Irish gal who's let herself go — to the extent of sporting noticeable facial hair — in Colin Farrell's new film, Intermission (in limited release). Did she mind frumping herself up for this role?
"I thought I looked alright," the 37-year-old says, mock-defensively. "To me, there was an attractiveness to [the mustache]. It didn't offend me in any way."
Well, we still think her character could've stood a good waxing. But movin' on... How did the Intermission cast like working with Mr. Farrell? "Colin was great," Henderson says enthusiastically. "He was just chatty and took us all for drinks and we all got drunk together.