Friday, October 09, 2020

AnnaSophia Robb: "The Expecting"

Actress AnnaSophia Robb, star of the upcoming Quibi series "The Expecting", poses for "The Knockturnal", wearing Fendi, photographed by Grace Rivera:

 "These are the stories I want to tell," said Robb. "The kind of projects I want to be a part of.

"It was a decision from a very young age like 'do I want to stay in school or do we want to go make this movie?' I know that is such a huge privilege but it set in my mind like is this story worth telling? Is it worth not being in the real world, or having a different kind of education? 

"Media is so influential, as we have seen in 2020 especially. It’s deciding whose stories are we telling, whose stories are we amplifying. Obviously, we need a lot more diversity in storytelling.

"We are all on one planet, we have a limited number of days. Are you going to use it to raise people up, or tear them down?"  

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