When Brittany Murphy Tai in. auditioned for the part of no news, she immediately stood out from the crowd.
“We saw a lot of people for the part of Tai, and I thought everyone was acting as opposed to feeling it. And when Britney came in, she was absolutely real,” said the film’s writer and director. amy heckerlingRemembered in New HBO Max Documentary What happened, Brittany Murphy?. “She just felt like a sweet girl who didn’t fit in with others and was just trying and being nice, but like, lost in this world and was exactly what I was looking for. “
Of course, Murphy got the gig. The 1995 film was a huge success and a breakout role for the star. Murphy starred in several other films, including girl Interrupted, 8 Mile, right now married And Uptown Girls. He also did voiceover work for the TV show king of the hill.