Jamie Lee Curtis on Making Most of Quarantine with New Audible Podcast, Compassion Website: “I’m a 61-Year-Old Hustler”

Jamie Lee Curtis on Making Most of Quarantine with New Audible Podcast, Compassion Website: “I’m a 61-Year-Old Hustler”

Jamie Lee Curtis had just finished filming A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once for directing duo Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert opposite Michelle Yeoh as the COVID-19 pandemic tightened its grip on everything everywhere, causing an unprecedented shutdown in Hollywood and beyond. It had a domino effect on Curtis’ upcoming projects, including a planned trip to Canada to direct, produce and star in How We Sleep at Night: The Sara Cunningham Story for Lifetime. The self-described hustler didn’t let the extended period of isolation get her down. Instead, she went to work.

Curtis co-created and produced her first podcast, Letters From Camp, an Audible original, and followed it up by creating an empathy-inspired website called My Hand in Yours, with all proceeds benefitting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, a cause close to her heart. Both projects debut this week and the podcast has notable pedigree in that it marks the first starring vehicle for Sunny Sandler, Adam and Jackie Sandler’s daughter, alongside Curtis, longtime friend Jake Gyllenhaal and Knives Out co-star Edi Patterson. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Curtis detailed the Letters From Camp origin story, how Sunny landed the lead role, and what she hopes My Hand in Yours contributes to her legacy.

 

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter


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