Hot Actress: Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones as Anna in Like Crazy
“It was such a risk, because I knew that in order for it to work we had to be quite exposed,” says Jones, sipping a Bloody Mary during a post- Sundance visit to New York. “It’s nice when your instincts have proved to be the right ones.” Despite her fine-boned beauty, Jones – who studied English literature at Oxford – seems altogether too brainy to be anyone’s idea of a standard Hollywood starlet, citing art photographer Cindy Sherman’s chameleonic self-portraits as a major acting influence. Like Crazy’s success has resulted in a flood of scripts being sent to Jones, some of which might require an American accent. Whatever you do, don’t suggest she try it out for you over drinks: “I don’t want to do it to order,” she says with a smile. “I’m not a performing monkey."