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SALMA HAYEK STARS IN BLOODY ACTION THRILLER “EVERLY”
via press release

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Known for her stirring performances opposite Hollywood’s most-sought leading actors, Salma Hayek has through the years, proved her acting prowess covering all film genres from action, romance, comedy and thriller by her impressive works in “Desperado” with Antonio Banderas, “From Dusk Till Dawn” with George Clooney, “Fools Rush In” with Matthew Perry, “Breaking Up” with Russell Crowe, “Dogma” with Matt Damon, “Wild Wild West” opposite Will Smith and has soon starred and produced in the widely acclaimed “Frida.”

Hayek stars in her latest action thriller “Everly” as a prostitute whose apartment was attacked by a brutal criminal overlord for her secret collaboration with the police to hunt and arrest the group responsible for the city’s rampant and unjust prostitution practices. Dealing with a great number of gunmen after her, Everly will have to pass through an army of assassins sent her way in order to get to her mother and daughter to bring them to safety.

“Everly” premiered at the recent Fantastic Fest and has received a whole lot of positive reviews, the script for Everly, penned by newcomer Yale Hannon, was on the Hollywood Black List of most liked scripts in 2010. The movie is set entirely in one location where a barrage of action scenes have been staged where Hayek’s character fights and fends off a war in her apartment in order to stay alive.

Hayek shared in interviews for “Everly” on preparing for her role, “ I am actually claustrophobic. It was the same room, but there were so many different things happening in the room. What was very claustrophobic was the cage. I was also tied, and we had some technical problems that day. We were building up emotionally, but then I had to hold it because we couldn’t [shoot the scene]. I hated those guns, and I had to go train. They were all excited about the training, and I detest it. Every time we shot them, the noise got to me. And then, at one point, the character is very strong, and maybe it had to do with the character and the madness of the character. I remember one shot where the chair is pulled over, towards the end, I was shooting and I was not even blinking anymore.”

When asked if her character has somehow paid homage to her previous role in “Desperado,” Hayek gleefully agrees, “A little bit, yes. But also, because it was so bare, there was nothing to be a girl with. So, we thought it would be cool if I go to the closet and grab the first thing, and it’s the most impractical. If she doesn’t get out, what do you think he wants her in? Heels. Also, they keep getting in the way, so she keeps taking them off and putting them on. We also have a producer that has a foot and shoe fetish.”

Non-stop bloody action starts February 11 when “Everly” opens in theatres nationwide from Pioneer Films.

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  • MrSinisterMrSinister PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Watched this a few weeks back
    Its really Bad
  • stingray1059stingray1059 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    for me its quite good i think..

    andun lang yung whole movie sa hotel. non-stop action..

    parang kill bill at gun woman.
  • forgforg Administrator PEx Moderator
    SALMA HAYEK FACES INTENSE ACTION CHALLENGES IN “EVERLY”
    via press release

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    Shot in an apartment where groups of armed men take turns to shoot and kill a woman named Everly, Salma Hayek stars in the title role of “Everly” - a non-stop intense action thriller where her character is forced to fight off a series of assassins sent to her by a former lover and mob boss.

    Director Joe Lynch takes the viewers in an emotional roller coaster ride as the heroine, Everly (Hayek) is put under a series of action scenes breaking the boundaries of the genre. Salma Hayek for her part had loved the badass character of the heroine but wanted to add more depth into the character and injected heart within the action and has thus added three generations of strong women in the film who have to deal with a very dangerous predicament.

    “Salma was looking for something that would effectively capture those feelings of being a mother and the lengths a mother will go to protect her child. I don’t know what would have happened with the movie had Salma not pushed for this,” recalls director Lynch.

    Lynch, whose works in “The Knights of Badassdom” and “Wrong Turn 2,” knows that he has a habit of putting his actors through the proverbial wringer, has also subjected Hayek on the same path, “Believe me, it was all on the page already. I didn’t have to coax Salma into anything!” Lynch shares.

    Additionally, the director noted that “Honestly, the amount of heart that got installed into the movie because of her was monumental, and every day – and this is to Salma’s credit – she would ask, ‘Where’s the truth in this?’ That really made me evaluate every single beat in the film.”

    He continued, “I had lived with the script so long and Salma came in totally fresh and totally objective and said, ‘Wait. You might have had that really cool shot in your head for five years, but is it resonating the truth of the moment?’ We would literally throw everything out and say let’s focus on how we can get the most emotional impact into the moment while still making the film engaging because it’s all in one room. So it was definitely a mutual masochism I guess you could say. She set me straight plenty of times.”
    “Everly” will open February 11 in cinemas nationwide.
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    hinto konti
    action ulit..
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