Kathryn Newton Shares Paul Rudd’s Best Advice: ‘Don’t Hold Back’

Kathryn Newton fondly reminisces about the invaluable advice bestowed upon her by an esteemed industry veteran and mentor.

Reflecting on her journey into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with her role in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’, Newton credits Paul Rudd, her experienced co-star, with offering her profound guidance.

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“Paul Rudd told me not to hold back when I started Ant-Man,” shares Newton, who portrays a pivotal character in the film. The actress exclusively shared with a magazine, “I think that’s just good advice for anybody with whatever you do in life, whatever your job might be. Put your best foot forward every day and don’t hold back.”

Newton emphasises the importance of this counsel, particularly within the fast-paced and unpredictable realm of show business.

Newton’s rise to prominence in the entertainment industry began with her breakout role in ‘Paranormal Activity 4’, following her earlier experiences as a child actor on the soap opera ‘All My Children.’ Since then, she has graced screens in various notable productions, including ‘Big Little Lies’, ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’, ‘The Society’ and now, Zelda Williams and Diablo Cody’s upcoming ‘zom-com’.

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Newton fondly recalls her experience working with Vallée, emphasising how his immersive approach to filmmaking taught her the essence of authenticity in acting. She reminisces about the unique shooting style, where the camera was omnipresent yet seamlessly integrated into the narrative, fostering an environment conducive to genuine performances.

Through the wisdom imparted by seasoned professionals like Rudd, Witherspoon and Vallée, Kathryn Newton continues to navigate her artistic journey with unwavering determination and authenticity.

-Sushmita Sarkar