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Jena Malone talks about her next film 'The Messenger' and her music

Jena Malone's next film project will be The Messenger, which is currently in post-production and to be released in 2009. Jenna (as Kelly) will co-star with Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, and Samanta Morton.


The Messenger (2009)


Brief Synopsis: An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

A recent interview of Jena at Dark Horizons asked her about this film. Read it below:

Question: Tell me about The Messenger. What is that? You play a character in that called Kelly, right?
Malone: I do.
Question: And this movie is about--
Malone: It's about a lot of things. It's hard to talk about what it's about and what it's not about. For me it's about the sort of, the re-imagining of how long can work in a world where we have to deal with a lot of loss and pain, and how to re-imagine yourselves. That love can come in many forms, with friendship, touch, and discovery. It's about this soldier, Ben Foster plays, who comes back from Iraq with injuries, and has two months left on his tour, and is enrolled as a communication officer. So he sort of becomes the, to go and notify the family members of soldier's death. Partners with Woody Harrelson. It becomes a strange film about, you know, male companionship and sort of the roots of it. And I play Ben Foster's ex-girlfriend that is now to be engaged after he comes back.

More related News articles:

Jena Malone, Woody Harrelson star in The Messenger



She is currently filming The Messenger, in which she's a soldier's widow embroiled in a love affair with another soldier (Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton also star). She is attached to Allison Anders's next film, Comfort. (The Independent)


Speaking of Jena...

She recently started a new band called, The Shoe. From the same interview she recently did from Dark Horizons, she was also asked about the new music she was working on...

Question: What about your music?
Malone: It's going well. Things are going really well. I started a new project. I don't know, you should go to There Was an Old Woman, which will lead you to either of the MySpace pages. I've got a new band I'm working with right now I'm very excited about.
Question: Does the band have a name?
Malone: It's called Shoe.


Read more here.

Also, her Jena Malone and her bloodstains on myspace posted the following:

Please check out my new band “the shoe” www.myspace.com/theshoeperforms……. Its where i am making music right now.

Jena’s music can be found via YouTube. Click here to view.


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