By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
HOLLYWOOD—For years, Julia Roberts played the ingenue, the girl-next-door audiences rooted for. Even the characters she played that were flawed also were usually empathetic such as her prostitute with a heart of gold in “Pretty Woman” and even the titular crusading whistleblower she played in “Erin Brockovich,” earning an Academy Award in 2000.
Having played the protagonist for so many years, she now gets a chance to play an over-the-top villain in “Mirror Mirror,” directed by visionary filmmaker Tarsem Singh (“The Cell,” “The Fall”). (The rest of this article is available only to frontrowfeatureswire.com subscribers.)