|Hi Ms. Stone, can you start us off at www.racksandrazors.com with a visual and
describe the room where you are answering the
I'm sitting outside on my patio listening to all
the birds sing.
First off I want
to hear about your work as Nora in the upcoming
film 'The Plague' with James Van
Der Beek. Can you give us a teaser that will make
it irresistible to movie fans?
A doctor goes to
great lengths to heal her patient.
Oh, and I also
want to hear about your work as Joanne in the
upcoming thriller 'BoneDry' from
director/writer Brett A. Hart.
scene. Great character
It must be so
amazing to have been a central figure in 'ET'.
Did you have any idea when you were filming that
you were involved in the creation of a classic?
the script was amazing when I read it. But as
Blake Edwards said, "The audience makes the
That's got to be
such an amazing kick as an actress and just as a
person I suppose to be in basically 'The
Wizard of Oz' for a whole new
those to come.
your career you starred as Lynne Wood in one of
my very favorite horror movies the original
version of 'The Hills Have Eyes' (1977).
Do you have a favorite memory from filming that
Craven. I loved him. Quiet and strong. I'd love
to work with him again.
Were you at all
approached about the sequel last year?
Did you happen to
see it and if so what did you think?
Something else I
find fascinating is that your first movie role
was in the original 'The Stepford Wives'
(1975). Do you think that sort of helped set the
pace for a notable horror-sci-fi future?
was a fluke for a new kid from Kansas.
Another one of my very
favorites of your dozens of films is Joe Dante's
excellent 'The Howling' (1981).
What is your predominant memory of filming that
with Chris, my fianc'e at the time and then
husband of 18 years. It was a joint adventure!
'Cujo' change your opinion of canines
for the better or for the worse? What was that
St. Bernard really like?
were five and they were beautiful and well
trained. I am a dog's best friend.
you have a unique and vast experience of working
with is the use of on-set vs. CG effects - as an
actress which do you prefer - getting messy or
real. Whether it's in front of you or not, your
job is to make
You must get
offered so many roles - what are the primary
determining factors when you choose a part?
character has heart--dispensing "info"
doesn't rock my boat.
with amazing directors in your fantasy and horror
film career --- Spielberg (ET),
Robert Zemeckis (The Frighteners),
Wes Craven (The Hills Have Eyes),
and Joe Dante (The Howling) to
name but a few. What do you think are the primary
characteristics of the finest directors you've
had the opportunity to work with?
Peter Jackson did 'The
Frighteners'. They all have their own
distinct ideas and cast people perfect for the
roles. Trust them.
As someone who
has worked so frequently in those genres as well
do you have a predominant memory of being the
most frightened on a set?
'The Howling'. A gun went off by mistake. No one
was hurt but I was a wreck for three hours.
You've also done
several of the horror-sci-fi conventions...what
is the most common question fans and admirers
seem to ask?
the dog in Cujo really mean?
Do you have any
other projects in the offing that you would like
to mention to the www.racksandrazors.com readers?
& Daughters--my series. I'm in the last
episode of Bones. Abominable, Boo -- lots coming
pulling the RV into the Dee Wallace Stone Drive
In. What three horror movies are going to be
featured on the triple bill and what goodies are
they go to be serving up at the concession stand?
horror rides just came out on DVD, popcorn &
What makes you go
psycho in real life?
daughter's drama. People who aren't responsible.
What scares you
in real life?