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Colleen   Dec 11, 2017  

If you were alive in 1994, you probably remember hearing a lot about Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding. A media frenzy erupted when Harding’s ex-husband was implicated in an attack on her chief competitor, Nancy Kerrigan. The movie I, Tonya explores Harding’s story, with special emphasis on her ferocious mom, LaVona Golden, played by Allison Janney. It’s a role that screenwriter Steven Rogers wrote specifically for her.

“I said, ‘I’ve written this role for you and this time you’re going to play it,'” Rogers says, in a joint interview with Janney. “‘You have a bowl haircut, you have big sunglasses and a bird on your shoulder, and you swear like a linebacker. It’s perfect.'”

FULL Interview

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