Kate Holmes recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she discussed her breakout starring role in Ang Lee’s famed drama The Ice Storm. She recalled the moment she traveled to Los Angeles to audition for the job. Holmes stated:
“It was also my second day in Los Angeles and my first audition. I know I’m lucky.”
Katie Holmes’ performance in The Ice Storm earned her high praise from reviewers. The film was also critically appreciated for its great screenplay, characterization and acting performance. During her conversation with Jimmy Fallon, Holmes also discussed her new movie, Rare Objects, as well as her play, The Wanderers.
Katie Holmes discusses her first movie, The Ice Storm.
Katie Holmes told Jimmy Fallon that when she arrived in New York to film The Ice Storm she was 17 years old and thought to herself:
“I mean, this is exactly what I want to achieve. Great! And then I went home and recorded myself for several auditions, but I didn’t really get anything. “Oh, that could be it,” I thought. You never know, that might be all there is to it.
She went on to say,
“But that was OK because I said, ‘You know what? That’s fine. That was an incredible event and I can tell my grandchildren about it and it will be fine.” I thought, “Wow, that’s fantastic.”
Katie Holmes said she wanted more work at the time, but she shouldn’t be “greedy.” The Ice Storm launched Holmes’ acting career and she has played a number of notable roles in film and television. Holmes also discussed her upcoming film, Rare Objects, which she described as a story about “female companionship and healing.” She directed and co-wrote the film, and she also plays a major role in it. Alan Cumming and Julia Mayorga also play major roles. She also discussed her passion for theater and her new play, The Wanderers. She said she had a “great time” performing the show. It delves into topics such as family, marriage and death.
A brief examination of Katie Holmes’ earlier works
Katie Holmes recently directed, wrote and produced the movie Alone Together, in which she also starred as June. The plot revolves around two strangers sharing an Airbnb during the COVID lockdown. According to Prime Video, here’s a quick synopsis of the movie:
“During the start of quarantine, two strangers end up double-booked in the same rental home in upstate New York. To compound the problem, these diametrically opposed personalities must learn to deal with each other’s quirks before discovering they have more in common than meets the eye.”
Apart from that, Holmes has acted in films such as The Secret: Dare to Dream, Brahms: The Boy II, Ocean’s 8 and many more. Her TV credits include Dawson’s Creek, Ray Donovan, and The Kennedys: After Camelot.