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1 Riley Keough Articles! on 04.04.16 13:32

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Let's begin a new thread for any insightful articles that will appear on the net! These are good to keep a track on as she is interviewed and gives a lot of information about her personal life and future projects!  

Here is the newest article...

The Presley lineage shadows Riley Keough, star of The Girlfriend Experience

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With the spotlight aimed directly at her, actress Riley Keough​ bristles a little uncomfortably in the glare. The 26-year-old has an impressive body of work for someone so young, with small roles in big films, such as Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike and George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.

The work? She loves it, even when it makes her nervous, particularly when it makes her nervous. But the fame that goes with it? "I have no desire to be famous, that wasn't ever really a thing for me," she says, with uncommon candour. "To the degree that fame happens, I will sacrifice that [but] I am not somebody itching for attention to be on me."

The reason, perhaps, is that Keough already has a certain kind of fame. Her parents are singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough, and her grandparents are the legendary singer Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley.


While she enjoyed a relatively private childhood, Keough's name, and the unmistakable lineage which survives as an echo in her features, and her mannerisms, bring with them a sometimes unwelcome attention. "I don't like attention on me at all, but it is what it is," she says. "It's the price you have to pay to do what you want to do."

And what she wants to do is act. Keough's early assignment in a Soderbergh film – playing Nora in Magic Mike – a small role amounting to a handful of scenes, half of which ended up on the cutting room floor, became an inadvertent stepping stone to a new television project, The Girlfriend Experience.

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Riley Keough says growing up in the legendary Presley dynasty was defined more by an exploration of art than extravagance.

Based on Soderbergh's 2009 film, about a high-class call girl who offers her clients "the girlfriend experience", it borrows the characters and themes of the film but essentially reboots the story. Soderbergh is producing the series; the pilot was written by Lodge Kerrigan​ and Amy Seimetz, and directed by Seimetz.

"We got to create our own thing and it was very collaborative," Keough says. "Obviously Lodge and Amy had written the story, but when it came down to filming there was so much freedom and we got to create this thing that was just amazing. There's a lot of things about the show that I love. I love the character; it's a really interesting character study for me."
Keough wasn't fazed at all by the material, though it has been gently modified for television. "I like things that freak me out or seem difficult," she says, of choosing roles. "But a lot of things come into play," she says. "Is it something I think I can portray well to an audience, and also is it something that makes me a little bit nervous?"
It is perhaps an unsurprising reaction for a girl who grew up in the legendary Presley dynasty, though she says the experience was defined more by an exploration of art than extravagance.

"I grew up in a family of artists, and my family's friends were all artists, and everybody was really eccentric and colourful and dark and light and whatever the on earth, crazy," she says. "It's what surrounded me, so I guess that's what I thought life and your career was. [A career as an actress] was achievable and encouraged."
Keough moves with a feline grace, and she is blessed with great natural beauty. Meeting the press is a step outside her comfort zone, though. Today only a handful of journalists will speak alone to her from more than a hundred attending the show's US press tour. It helps us, perhaps, that her new husband, stuntman Ben Smith-Peterson, is Australian.

After a momentary diversion during which we discuss her new homeland-in-law, we delve into her collaboration with producer Steven Soderbergh. She was lucky, she says, to have worked with him as a director on Magic Mike. "I worked only a few days but I was there on location for longer; the experience was amazing," she says. "He's very kind to other artists."

As an actress, she says, her greatest risk is to overthink the material. "If you sit with someone too long, or overthink it, it's going to be shit, and you feel like a fraud when you're speaking," she says. Equally risky, she adds, is taking it home, something she admits she sometimes does.

"I have taken it home and I've made efforts to not take it home, and I've had all things happen," she adds. "I've taken it home on accident, not thinking I've taken it home, and then I'm like, oh my god, I can't shake this. The Girlfriend Experience, I thought I would, but I didn't. I thought it was going to be really hard, but when it was done it was done and I just went back to my life."

But The Girlfriend Experience is different, if only because it is the first mainstream project which is a starring vehicle for her. And if her rare energy is any measure, it won't be her last. Though she sits in the curious penumbra between fame and anonymity, she knows the impact of the series' international launch means a little more outside light will enter her private world.

"I've kind of had that my whole life and I'm used to it," she says. "I'm very, very used to it in the same way that if everybody happened to know one of your parents, you'd just be – it is what it is kind of thing." Like being the daughter of the headmaster, I offer. "Yeah, exactly. Everyone has a sense of who you are."

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2 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 06.04.16 2:27

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Starz launches new ‘Girlfriend Experience’ starring Riley Keough

Riley Keough sits alone at a small table in the bar of the Langham Huntington Hotel. Even from across the room, there’s no mistaking from her smoldering looks that she’s the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and the grandchild of Elvis Presley.

She’s been using those looks to carve out a career in modeling and acting. Her latest work is the starring role in the new Starz 13-episode limited series, “The Girlfriend Experience,” from noted filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. It starts Sunday on Starz.

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Keough plays Christine Reade, a second-year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School who lands an internship at a prestigious firm. She soon finds that there’s a more interesting and lucrative world for her as a paid escort, providing sex and emotional support to her clients.

Getting to play a woman who on one hand must deal with the restrictions of an office setting and then who faces no barriers with the men who hire her. It feels like playing two completely different characters for Keough.

“At work and as an escort, she’s becoming whoever she needs to be,” Keough says. “She does that in an environment where she’s trying to take control whether that be the office or the bedroom. As the season goes on, you get to see more of her and home. That’s when you really get to see who she is.”

This is one aspect of the character that’s easy for Keough to understand. The way Reade becomes a different person to fit the situation is no different than what an actor has to do for each role.

The 26-year-old California native started modeling when she was a teen and landed her first professional acting role five years ago when she played Marie Currie in “The Runaways.” Since then she’s been in “Magic Mike,” “The Good Doctor,” “Dixieland” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

Keough always wanted to get into the film business, but her original plan was to direct. As a youngster, she was constantly filming her friends. That career plan changed as she began to model and then act. She’s still determined to direct because she loves the idea of creating an entire world.

Keough had some concerns about committing to the 13-episode project, but she says they were eased by the episodes being shot like a short independent film that gave her the chance to grow the character over the weeks.

“You don’t have to prove who the character is in 10 scenes. You have months and months to develop her. You are not forced to figure out how you are going to communicate everything in an hour. In that way, I love doing TV,” Keough says.

Keough worked with Soderbergh on “Magic Mike.” The director knew then that there was more to her work. That’s why he thought of her for “The Girlfriend Experience,” a role that would show how deep her acting skills go.

The most difficult part of preparing for the role was understanding how her character could be so casual when it comes to getting involved in sexual relationships with strangers. It took the filming of a few of those revealing scenes before Keough felt like she understood what the character was thinking. Read sees the relationships as nothing more than work, where everything is technical.

The same could be said about filming the intimate parts of the story.

“There were a few moments that were uncomfortable but in general I don’t have a problem with nudity,” Keough says. “It was more difficult trying to get into the head space of Christine but I think I go there. What she enjoys is the control she has over men.”

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3 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 06.04.16 10:40

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Don't know where to post it, but here's a Vogue article.
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4 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 06.04.16 12:15

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This is interesting, this man has seen the whole series
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5 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 06.04.16 20:09

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Great articles!

And roza, in that link there were 3 different HQs which I added to the gallery!

A new one with two new pictures!

Inside Riley Keough's racy 'Girlfriend Experience'


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As a character, Christine is “controlling, she’s manipulative, she’s selfish. She likes sex. She doesn’t really want to discuss her feelings or emotions. She’s more of a character you’d see for a male lead,” says Keough, who had zero nerves about the required pay-cable nudity, but plenty in taking on her first TV series.

The actress, who has appeared  in movies including The Runaways and Mad Max: Fury Road (she played one of the wives) currently lives a quiet life with Ben Smith-Petersen, her stuntman husband of one year, in West Hollywood. But the Starz series could change that. “I’ve been dying for it to drop so people can start talking about it,” says Soderbergh.

Turn back the clock, and Keough had the kind of legacy upbringing that fascinates. Elvis Presley was her grandfather (though she never met him), and Michael Jackson was her stepfather for several years. So was Nicholas Cage. “I fast-forwarded some sex scenes” while watching GFE with mom, Lisa-Marie Presley and dad, musician Danny Keough, she says. Keough spent part of her youth in Hawaii, craving work and finding odd jobs until she began modeling professionally at 14.

But the actress is also aware of her privilege. Soderbergh remembers casting her in a small role in 2012's Magic Mike. “She seemed very centered and calm and bright, and I made a mental note of, 'Keep an eye on her, remember her,'" he says.

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Now fame – and the kind of paparazzi that pop up on grocery runs – looms.

All I want is to work,” she says. “I don’t really care what comes along with it.”


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6 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 08.04.16 16:39

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Here's how Riley Keough met her husband
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In case you haven't heard, Riley Keough is steaming up the screen as a high-class escort in Starz's new series The Girlfriend Experience, which airs on Sunday (8 p.m. ET/PT; all episodes on Starz.com for subscribers). We talked about about that show (which is based on Steven Soderbergh's movie) with Keough, and also found out there's a pretty romantic story behind her marriage to Australian stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen.

The two met briefly on Mad Mad: Fury Road's six month shoot in the desert (Keough played one of Immortan Joe's wives), “but we only started dating after we did re-shoots in Australia,” she says, “because the crew is smaller and I got to meet him.”

Quickly, Keough, 26, knew he was the one. “Two weeks into dating him, we were at a gas station and I was like, 'I could see myself having kids with this person,' ” she says. “It was kind of like I knew I was meeting my husband. It was very cool.”


Keough, whose grandfather is Elvis Presley (her parents are Lisa-Marie Presley and Danny Keough) calls meeting Smith-Petersen, who hung out nearby during the interview, "very sane."

"Not to say we we aren't infatuated with each other, we’re obsessed with each other," she says. "But it was deeper than that. I always felt comfortable around him. You know when you feel weird when you first start dating someone, or like you don’t want to eat in front of them, you wake up and put make up on or something weird? I just always felt very comfortable with him, always wanted to be near him, even from the beginning."

As for getting married last February, "I didn't overthink it," she says. "Sometimes you just have to go with life and see what happens." The two currently share a French bulldog named Grubs. "He’s a freak but he’s cute," says Keough. "He’s had a surgery (for snoring) but it didn’t do anything. He’s so loud it’s like a chainsaw."



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‘The Girlfriend Experience’: Steven Soderbergh and Riley Keough on Turning the Film into a TV Series
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Beyond the title, “The Girlfriend Experience,” which debuts on Starz on April 10, bears little in common with the 2009 indie movie of the same name. But that’s by design, says executive producer Steven Soderbergh. His intention in turning the film into a TV series was to give writer-directors Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz the creative freedom to explore their own stories.

Riley Keough stars as Christine Reade, a young law student who gets drawn into the world of “transactional relationships” — essentially getting paid for sex. “In the film, you’re parachuted into this girl’s life — this is her job, this is what she’s doing,” says Soderbergh, who calls the TV show more of an origin story. “Here was an opportunity to watch somebody fall into this.”

“What’s interesting is when you see where it ends up,” says Soderbergh. “I think the show is very successful in what we were all hoping to accomplish.”

Here, Soderbergh — along with Keough — tells Variety about the challenges of adapting the series, their inhibitions (or lack thereof) in filming, and why he’s found creative freedom in television.

Tell me about the decision to make this project. Why did you decide to adapt it from the film?

Soderbergh: Philip Fleishman, who I knew because I made this concert film with him 30 years ago, was coming through New York. We were just talking and he said, “I think ‘The Girlfriend Experience’ is a really great format for a TV show.” I said, “God, yeah. You’re right. Why don’t we work on that?” That’s how it started. I never would have thought of it.

What changes did you bring to it?

Soderbergh: Immediately, we discussed a new character, new place. We’re essentially going to take the title and the world and change everything else up. Then I proposed, “Why don’t we pair up two writer-directors and let them do an indie TV show?” I knew Lodge, because I produced one of his movies. I knew Amy because I was friends with Shane Carruth (who collaborated with Seimetz on “Upstream Color” and “We’ll Find Something”). I called them and they both said yes. Then we took it to (Starz CEO) Chris (Albrecht) and he said, “Let’s do it.” It all happened really fast.

Why did you bring it to Starz?

Soderbergh: I think because of my relationship with Chris. I knew we’d have the freedom to turn this over to the filmmakers and literally let them do what they wanted to do. I think when you see the show, you can feel that it’s a director-controlled show. It didn’t go through any sort of committee process. It’s a very specific thing that Lodge and Amy are doing. I needed somebody who was basically going to have faith in me and in Lodge and Amy to do this in a way that was going to be distinctive and not be afraid of that.

Why did you choose Riley as the star?

Soderbergh: We just had an amazing experience on “Magic Mike.” It’s one of those things, in my case, if you work with someone and if you had a good experience, they go on this mental list that you have like, “That was fun, I like that person.” They become part of this repertoire in your mind, and so when this came up I said to Lodge and Amy, “Sit down with her.” We’d only worked together three days or something.

Keough: I was hanging out a lot.

Soderbergh: I had a very strong sensation of there’s a lot more here than the construct of this movie allows for. That was just my sense. It’s very clear to me like, “Oh, she could carry the whole movie.” I don’t even know how many scenes you’re not in in ‘GFE.”

Keough: I think there’s two or three.

Soderbergh: I knew what the demands of that were going to be in terms of just performance and I really felt like “she can do that. She can carry that.” So I just proposed her to Lodge and then I said, “You should sit down with her.”

Riley, how was that first meeting?

Keough: It was good. They’re both really quiet. We all got along really well and all have the same ideas about everything which was important with this kind of subject matter. Then we all kind of left like, “Cool, let’s do it.”

What were some of those ideas?

Keough: Telling the story and having a nonjudgmental point of view and not having an opinion on the job (of being the girlfriend). We had our style, and the things we like were the same in filmmaking or aesthetics. We’re similar in things we like and don’t like.

Did you have any inhibitions about the role?

Keough: I didn’t want it to be just a sex show, but I’d talked to Steven about that early on and I don’t think that was anyone’s intention really, because they’re not stupid.

Soderbergh: That was the thing. I think what Lodge and Amy really nailed was you feel like you’re kind of spying on her. The approach of the show was you feel you’re sort of eavesdropping because there isn’t any sort of editorializing in the filmmaking. You just feel like you’re spying on this girl for 13 episodes. I find it really compelling, the style of it and the fact that it’s not grabbing you by the neck and saying, “You should be thinking this. You should be feeling this.” It leaves you a lot of room to think about, “Wow, am I okay with this? What do I think of her? What’s going on with her?” You find out what she’s thinking by how she behaves, not by what she says. That’s an interesting way to present something. A lot of times, you can find yourself in a situation which the people paying for whatever you’re making are saying, “We need to know what she’s feeling here.” We never had those conversations. What we are hoping for is that she never is explained. It never becomes reductive, “If she’s doing this, it’s because she was raised like that.” We didn’t want to get into that.

What feedback did you get from Starz?

Soderbergh: I can tell you this. We turned all the episodes over to Chris and he called me at home on a Sunday afternoon. He said, “I just binged all 13 episodes. It’s great. We don’t have any notes. Finish it.” That was gratifying, because I felt the same way and was hoping he would see what I was seeing.

Riley, how involved were you in the creative process? Were you exchanging notes as well?

Keough: I wasn’t involved in the writing, but I definitely started talking to Amy a lot about the character a few months prior. I was allowed to do whatever I wanted, which is cool. They just let me do my own version of it. I told them going into it, “I’m not going to play like a lawyer sex girl.”

Soderbergh: Yeah, you don’t want it to come off like one of those fake teaser trailers they do on “SNL” for a show that doesn’t exist.

Keough: Yeah, “Sexy Lawyer.”

Soderbergh: We were all very conscious of wanting to ground her. To make it feel like she’s somebody you would pass in a lobby of a building going to work. We talked about this idea of, she’s not doing this because she’s broken. That’s the typical approach is like, “Well, something had happened to her, that’s why.”

Will we ever find out why she is doing this?

Soderbergh: Not really. I don’t know if everybody else walks around feeling very confident in what other people are thinking, I’m sure not. Other people are a complete mystery to me. I told my daughter when she reached dating age, “If you want to know what’s going on, turn the sound off and just analyze how he’s acting. Like what he does, not what he says if you want to know what’s happening.” She said, “Oh okay, that makes sense.” That’s my only way, is watching how people behave instead of listening to what they say. Nobody knows what’s going on.

Certainly, nobody knows what’s going on in a marriage except the two people in it. There’s all this Bill and Hillary stuff going on now. Donald Trump can be like, “How can she stay with Bill? What kind of woman is she that she stays with her husband after all this happened?” That’s her call, dude. It’s not your problem. It has nothing to do with anything else. But he’s dragging that into the conversation, but we don’t know. We don’t know what their conversation is about this stuff and it’s really not my business. I don’t know what’s going on in his marriage, either. Being comfortable with that idea that other people are kind of a mystery is … I think TV now is a place where people can accept that. If you did it in a movie, people would be angry.

Riley, do you have to answer that question at all for yourself or are you comfortable with the mystery of it all?

Keough: I think for myself, if I’m going to play a character, I have to understand why they would do things, definitely, but I like when you watch the show, it doesn’t sway you to any sort of opinion. I’m not saying if she’s bad or good or right or wrong and you just hopefully go away with it either hating her, understanding her or something. I think that’s up to the viewer, and I think that we accomplished that really well.

How do you think audiences are going to respond to her?

Keough: I think it will be mixed. She’s definitely not your average, likable, sweet female character. She makes a lot of choices that people would consider to be wrong or inappropriate. I like her. I think she’s funny.

Steven, what do you think of her?

Soderbergh: Yeah, she’s everything that she described. She’s inscrutable in a lot of ways, but also extremely direct. She’s this weird combination of directness and opacity. That was really fun to watch. I felt like it’s a sign of a secure actor when they are comfortable doing nothing. Or being in a scene and not worrying about “where’s the end zone here?” This thing like, “Do I win this scene?” You just feel like you’re just watching someone and this is how they behave when they’re not being watched. I think people will find it interesting. Certainly different. A half-hour drama is a really unusual format. We really felt like that was the perfect format for this. We talked about we’d rather have a dense half hour than a languid hour. There’s a lot packed into these 25 minute episodes.

You seem to have been thriving creatively in the world of television.

Soderbergh: I’m enjoying it a lot. It doesn’t feel fear-based. It feels like the people that you’re working with are saying, “Hey, be bold. Make something bold.” In a subscription model, you’re selling buzz, really. Their whole thing is “make something that people are going to talk about.” It’s not “make the character likable.” Or “put it in this box.” It’s just “make something that’s going to cut through the clutter, that people are going to want to talk about.” That’s just not the conversation that you have in the movie business anymore.

Are you creating projects and taking them to networks or are networks coming to you and asking for projects?

Soderbergh: It’s been mostly me going to them so far. But I tend to have a couple of irons in the freezer as I say. There’s always something going out somewhere. I’m doing something for HBO, a super secret thing.

We’ve heard a bit about “Mosaic.” How’s that going?

Soderbergh: We shot in Park City. There’s an on-season, off-season component to the story and there’s this whole idea that the town just empties out during the off season and it’s really true.

Does the audience figure into the storytelling as has been reported?

Soderbergh: In some way, yes. Some way. It’s not a passive viewing experience. Let’s put it that way. You’ll see it a year from now, but I’m excited. It’s something I’ve been working on for a while in the background and it finally all came together. We’ll see. If it works, it’s a nice new tool, but it’s very much an experiment. I’m assuming it’s going to work.

If this works, can you see it going a second season?

Soderbergh (to Keough): What are we supposed to say?

Keough: From my point of view, it would be silly to continue on with Christine’s story, but I know that Chris was talking about potentially if there’s a second season telling different stories every season.

Do you have other projects in the works for Starz?

Soderbergh: We’re trying to figure out what else to do. I’d want to take advantage of their willingness to be adventurous. There’s one thing Chris and I have been talking about for a while. It’s a larger scale thing that I’ve been working on that I’m having rewritten right now. It’s pretty weird. It’s a comedy, but it’s pretty strange, but I’ve described it to him and he’s like, “Let me know when you’re ready.”

Keough: Maybe I’ll be in that show.

Soderbergh: It’s an adaptation of a book that I’ve owned the rights to for a long time. For a while, I was trying to do it with film and failing and finally four, five years ago, I thought, “Why am I not doing this as a 10 hour thing? It’s 700 pages, why am I trying to jam eight pounds of sausage into a two pound bag?” That’s what in the background I’ve been working on.

What’s the book?

Soderbergh: I don’t want to jinx it. It’s called the The Sot-Weed Factor. It’s by John Barth. It was published in late ‘50s. Sort of an epic, comic novel, but weird. It’s a weird one. What I end up saying to Chris is, “Okay, tell me the number at which no matter how strange the show is, you won’t lose money.” That’s sort of where we are. Then he tells me the number. And I say, “Okay, just give me a little bit more than that.” I feel like that’s sort of the real agreement that you’re making which is, if I’m responsible about the business side of this, then you let me do whatever I want to do. I think that’s a very relevant conversation to have. How weird can it be that you still won’t lose money? To be continued.


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Riley Keough Talks Masturbation Scenes & Showing Her "Boobs & Ass" On The Girlfriend Experience
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The Girlfriend Experience, premiering April 10 on Starz, is an almost claustrophobic look at the life of a law student turned high-price escort, Christine Reade, played by Riley Keough. The 13-episode series is an intense one, not only because it depicts Christine having sex with clients, but also because the camera stays squarely on her during a visit to the gynecologist, as she inserts a tampon, and when she masturbates.

Keough had no qualms about performing such intimate acts on screen. "When it comes to inhibitions and stuff I’m pretty, um —" she began before correcting herself. "Don’t have them," she continued, laughing.

The Girlfriend Experience is "suggested by" Steven Soderbergh's 2009 movie of the same name, which starred adult-film actress Sasha Grey. While Soderbergh exec-produced the show, all episodes were written by Amy Seimetz and Lodge Kerrigan, who also shared directing duties. Keough — who, it should be noted, is Elvis Presley's granddaughter — worked with Soderbergh on the first Magic Mike movie and was recently seen as an enslaved wife of the villain in Mad Max: Fury Road. But The Girlfriend Experience is by far her biggest role to date; she appears in almost every scene.

Christine doesn't get into sex work out of abject desperation or trauma. Sure, she is a little behind on rent, but she comes from a middle-class family and nabs a swanky internship at a law firm. But her interest is piqued when a friend introduces her to the call-girl lifestyle. Refinery29 talked with Keough, 26, about how she approached this unapologetic, often inscrutable character.

What drew you to playing a sex worker?
"It wasn’t that she was a sex worker. It was reading a story about a girl who was very different from your average female lead. She’s kind of selfish and controlling. She’s not perfect and she’s complicated. I was very interested in telling the story of a girl who ended up in sex work who wasn’t a victim. Because that happens and that is something I didn’t know much about. I was like, Really? People would decide to do this? As their life career? The way that Amy and Lodge and Steven wanted to do that was by showing it in the most unbiased, nonjudgmental way possible, and letting viewers feel the way they want to. You’re watching more than this girl doing sex work. You’re watching this girl trying to figure out who she is, doing all these weird things, and sex work happens to be one of them. That tells a lot about who she is as a person. Because you are like, are you a sociopath?"

Did you do research or reading before starting the role?
"I wanted to watch all the content I could on the subject of high-class escorting or girlfriend-experiencing. I did watch a bit on other sex work, but that’s not the story we were telling, so it was kind of off-topic."

What did you watch?
"Just anything I could find on YouTube, online, on Netflix. I read articles. There’s a world where very smart girls are putting themselves through college by doing this. And they like it. That’s who we were interested in talking to. We talked to girls who were and are girlfriend-experience escorts. They loved their jobs. Some of them were putting themselves through college. Some of them were retired, but still talked very fondly about it and their clients, and how much they loved doing it… This is what we’re conditioned to think is really darn weird."
How important was it for you to have a woman, Amy Seimetz, writing and directing?
"I think it’s very important to have a woman and a man. Steven did that for that reason exactly. You have a woman, so you’re not watching a man’s version of women having sex. It was very collaborative, and they both wrote and directed the whole thing together. We were trying to make it as neutral in every aspect, in terms of color and lighting and opinions and score."

Did you talk about choreography as far as how you wanted to portray the sex? Christine enjoys sex, so did you want some of the scenes to be sexy and others to be less so?
"By the time I’d read it, the character arc and everything was very clear. So I wasn’t trying to go in and be like, 'No, I don’t think my character would do that.' Riley wouldn’t do that, but that’s Christine, and they figured Christine out and I think they did that perfectly. They’re not like porn directors. They're not trying to get all weird on me. They are all incredible filmmakers. You know what you’re getting into when you’re playing an escort. You’re going to show your boobs and your ass and whatever."

I wanted to ask you about filming the masturbation scenes. That, to me, seems like one of the most vulnerable things you can show on screen. What was filming those like for you?
"We wanted to show things that you don’t really see, like the girl getting her period or the girl masturbating… You really feel like you’re creeping in on this girl, so it’s a bit uncomfortable. It’s not like we’re showing her masturbate just to have a masturbation scene. It’s showing every part of this person and her private moments."
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You mentioned wondering if she's a sociopath. Christine wonders that aloud herself. Do you think she’s a sociopath?
"I think we wanted that to be up to the audience. It’s all very ambiguous. Sociopaths can’t self- diagnose. But, then again, maybe they can ask? Who knows? I think she’s a rare breed of human."

Do you think she finds being an escort empowering?
"Yeah, I think she finds being in control of everything empowering. Things happen later on where she does everything she can to come out on top again. Everything’s about control for her. I think she’s a control freak and I think she channels that into everything she’s doing, whether it's getting dressed or working in her law office or her other job."

There’s been a lot of talk about the decriminalization of sex work. Some celebrities have come out against decriminalization, and have gotten some flack for that. Did you develop an opinion over the course of the series?
"My opinion is that everybody has their own moral code, and no one’s to say who does what. If they are not hurting people around them and murdering people and being super crazy destructive, I don’t think it’s for anybody else to intervene on somebody’s path and moral code. I’m not pro-sex work or against sex work. I’m against people being in oppressive situations or forced to do anything. If somebody has free will and decides to do things, I’m not anybody to say darn anything about it."

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Here is the TIME interview

The Girlfriend Experience’s Riley Keough on Playing a Call Girl: ‘Who Are We to Say What’s Right?’


"People are judgemental about sex, but everyone has their own moral code."

The granddaughter of Elvis Presley, Riley Keough has broken into acting with roles as Nora, a stripper with a pet pig, in Magic Mike and Capable, one of the enslaved wives on the lam with Furiosa, in Mad Max: Fury Road. Now, she’s starring in her own TV show, The Girlfriend Experience, which premieres April 10 on Starz.

Based on the 2009 Steven Soderbergh film by the same name, Keough plays Christine, a law student by day, high-end call girl by night. The actress spoke with TIME about challenging our assumptions about morality, how difficult it is to find complex roles for women and her Mad Max character’s backstory.

TIME: How did you come to this role?

Riley Keough: I worked with Steven Soderbergh on Magic Mike, and he had me in mind for this role. He’s a genius, so I don’t question him. I knew if he was producing the show it was going to be about something more profound than just sex. It’s also hard as a woman to find characters who are difficult or unapologetic or have different morals like Christine.

Why?

A lot of the time unfortunately for women, there’s not a lot of complex roles. I don’t mean complex like tortured or whatever. I mean complex like there’s more going on with them than “I’m a mom.”

People are afraid to show women with demons. But I think it’s important for women to see flawed female characters. We’re held to a perfect standard but every woman is flawed. And there are women who like sex and don’t care. Whether it’s this show or an Amy Schumer sketch, it’s important to see women who aren’t perfect. I’m interested in opening up the range of women on TV.

There’s been a larger conversation in Hollywood in the lack of women behind the camera. What was the experience like working with both a male director, Lodge Kerrigan, and a female director, Amy Seimetz, on this show?

Steven did that for a reason. He put in one male director and one female director to get two perspectives. I think that’s the smartest way to do that. If we could do that with every film that would be great.

Why do you think it was important that the show not judge Christine?

She’s not a victim. It’ll push people’s buttons because she comes from a great background, so they’ll ask, “Why did she choose this?” People are judgemental about sex, but everyone has their own moral code. So unless you are hurting people, who are we to say what’s right? Christine is secure in her moral code and not wavering in what she’s doing. It challenges your assumptions.

You spoke to a call girl in order to prepare for this role. Did anything she say surprise you?

I was most interested in how emotions tie into it because I’m very emotional whereas Christine is not at all. What [the woman I spoke with] was telling me was that she did have emotions for clients. And I was like, “Okay so not everyone who does this is like Christine and can compartmentalize as well as she does.” I don’t want to say Christine is sociopathic, but questionably sociopathic.

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On Mad Max: Fury Road you learned about a different part of the sex trade. Director George Miller brought Vagina Monologues writer and famed feminist Eve Ensler to the set to talk to the cast about sex trafficking. What was that like?

My character, one of the wives, was a sex slave. Eve had us do exercises that she did with survivors, and we were all in tears by the end. It gave us the anger we needed for the role but also made us feel empowered as women.

Obviously the situation that Christine is in is very different than the world of Mad Max, but did you think about what Eve Ensler said about sex trafficking at all during the course of making this TV show?

Not really. It’s the story of a woman who really does what she wants to do, and this is what she enjoys doing, which is very different from sex trafficking. I think the point is that if you had a show about a man who went, “I want to be an escort,” it would look almost glamorous. And so for me the point was like why is this okay if a man does this and if a woman does this it’s terrible and forbidden and bad, bad, bad? So I’m obviously 100% against sex trafficking, but I am interested in making people think about things and making people think outside of what they’re predisposed to think.

Can you tell us some of the backstory for you character in Mad Max that didn’t make it to the screen?

Every single character has an incredibly intimate backstory. That’s just the way George works. We got to write and approve our own backstories. George had some ideas. We came up with how old the women were when they became breeders. For example, some of them came in as babies and were offered to the Immortan. Some of them were handpicked. Also, my character and Rosie [Huntington-Whiteley]’s character had a connection growing up together sort of like sisters.

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REVIEW: ‘The Girlfriend Experience,’ a Window Into Upscale Transactional Sex

“The Girlfriend Experience” is a show about selling flesh, but its true fetish is for glass.

Set in the law offices, restaurants and pricey hotels of Chicago, this half-hour drama is in love, or lust, with glass-walled dining rooms, translucent office partitions, shimmering skyscraper exteriors. It relishes the gleaming curve of fine stemware; there are more crystal goblets filled with red wine than on “The Good Wife,” “Scandal” and the fourth hour of “Today” put together.

That aesthetic — seductive and cool and expensive — captures both the tone and the subject of this icy but intriguing limited series, beginning on Sunday on Starz, about a law student who becomes an elite prostitute. (The full 13-episode series will be available to subscribers the same day, online and on demand.)

“The Girlfriend Experience” is “suggested by” the 2009 Steven Soderbergh film of the same title, but although Mr. Soderbergh is an executive producer, it’s no remake. Mr. Soderbergh’s slice of life was set amid the financial collapse of 2008, with the porn star Sasha Grey as an escort contemplating the next stage of her career. It was a moody, flat-affect film about money having its way even as money was losing its way.

For TV, Mr. Soderbergh handed off the title to the indie filmmakers Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz, who shared writing and directing duties. They’ve kept some of the art house sensibility but reconceived the story as a business-of-pleasure bildungsroman.

Christine Reade, played by Riley Keough (“Mad Max: Fury Road”), starts an internship at a law firm, where she’s quickly caught up in office politics involving two ambitious partners, David (Paul Sparks, “Boardwalk Empire”) and Erin (Mary Lynn Rajskub, “24”). Her law school friend Avery (Kate Lyn Sheil) has taken an alternative career track in the sex trade, specializing in a “girlfriend experience” or “GFE”— the temporary, bespoke semblance of a relationship.

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Christine joins Avery to meet a client, assuming an alias, and discovers that she’s not just good at role-playing but also drawn to it. There’s money, of course — thousands a night — but also a feeling of control. You gradually get the sense that the guarded, composed Christine sees all relationships as transactional. (“You’re like a female Ted Bundy,” a client tells her. He sort of means it as a compliment.)

Starz has a long history of larding up its dramas with sex, from the political romps of “Boss” to the beefcake battles of “Spartacus.” More recently, the historical fantasy “Outlander” has reversed the usual pay-cable gaze by emphasizing the sexual agency of its female lead. “Girlfriend” has ample soft-core moments, but Mr. Kerrigan and Ms. Seimetz are more interested in sex as performance.

The upscale prostitution in “The Girlfriend Experience” is about euphemism and appearances — not unlike the show’s business world. When Christine interviews with her firm, she adopts a persona, much as when she becomes “Chelsea” for her GFE work. When she meets with Jacqueline (Alex Castillo), Avery’s “booker,” it’s like a headhunter interview (“You don’t work for me, you work with me”), held in a hushed expense-account restaurant. The settings are sterile, protective, prophylactic.

What plot rises and fades over the 13 episodes involves Christine’s juggling of her two careers. But the series is really more about a character arc, and Ms. Keough’s performance is essential to it. She burns intense but cool, like an LED lamp.

Christine is a cipher; even when she has a burst of emotion, it’s never entirely clear whether it’s real or calculated. This may make her perfect for her job, but it also leaves open why precisely she does it. The series documents but doesn’t answer, letting that mystery serve as the show’s engine.

The visuals underscore the voyeuristic vibe — all those windows and blinds, facades that allow both separation and penetration. Mr. Kerrigan and Ms. Seimetz trade off directing episodes, but the cinematographer, Steven Meizler, gives the whole work a consistent, glossy minimalism. The directors also used their own collaborators on the soundtrack: Shane Carruth, who directed Ms. Seimetz in “Upstream Color,” wrote a nervy electronic score for her episodes, while Mr. Kerrigan’s are haunted by the sound designer David Paterson’s moody hum.

The series is not too eventful. It is, frankly, a little boring. But even when it’s boring, it’s absorbing, like an art video playing in the lobby of a boutique hotel.

It’s a good thing that Starz is offering the option to binge the show; the individual episodes are slight, but the cumulative effect is dreamlike. What lingers are the moments and images, like Christine storming out of a restaurant after an argument, her reflection in a glass wall stalking alongside her, like a ghost.

If you’re looking for judgment or celebration of Christine’s trade, good luck. The series is overtly valueless — maybe it’s about valuelessness, not only in sex work. It’s admirable, ambitious and hard to love. But then, love is not what “The Girlfriend Experience” is selling.


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Riley Keough on Her Sexy, Disturbing New Show The Girlfriend Experience

"When you have an adult woman who is making a decision for herself to do something she's enjoying, it's not right to judge her."

Sex workers are rarely shown as powerful or autonomous on screen. In most depictions, they're struggling to escape addiction, poverty, or the local pimp. But the sleek new series The Girlfriend Experience, premiering April 10 on Starz, shows a different version of the job. Based on Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film of the same name, the series follows Christine (Riley Keough), a whip-smart law student who discovers she likes having sex for money. As a high-end escort, or GFE, Christine's clients pay for her to essentially act as their girlfriend, getting from her emotional support, comfort, and, yes, sex. Christine, meanwhile, has the agency to trade on her own sexuality, for her own astronomical profit. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with Riley and Amy Seimetz, who co-wrote and directed the series with Lodge Kerrigan, about sex work, why you shouldn't judge GFEs, and the challenge of faking it on top.

What sort of research did you do for the show?

Riley:
I looked at every kind of documentary or film I could watch on the subject. I talked to GFEs, and I got to Skype with one of the girls.

Amy: We interviewed a ton of women. One of our executive producers would blind email the women, and most of them thought it was a hoax, which was the most interesting thing. They thought we were scarier than men who were emailing them to be clients. Are you a cop? But we interviewed a lot of women and even their johns as well.

What interested you about the role?

Riley:
It was a role that you don't see for a lead female character, particularly on a TV show. She's not extremely likable, she's kind of selfish and a borderline sociopath, she really likes sex, and she doesn't really care to discuss her emotions. She isn't your normal sort of female. It is more of a role you'd see written for a man.

What fascinated you most about this world of GFEs?

Riley:
What fascinated me was telling the story that hasn't been told, which is the girl who was wanting to do this and wasn't coming from an abused background. She has a lot going for her, and decides to do this.

How do you understand the difference between a GFE versus a more traditional sex worker?

Riley:
Well, the girlfriend experience means you are playing the role of their girlfriend. One of the things I talked to the GFE about is that they are playing a part, and they are adapting to every man and listening to his problems. They really unload on these women, so you are handling a lot of their emotional baggage as well.

In bed, she's always on top.

Riley:
It's really tiring to fake sex — you are breathing in and out so much that you feel like you are going to faint. And I'm like, "Oh, I just want to be on the bottom."  It's a super profound metaphor.

So you interviewed GFEs and their johns for the film — what did you take away from talking to them?

Amy:
One thing is that the women are totally normal. The most striking thing is that you would never know. Especially the women that we interviewed. We have this idea of what a prostitute looks like, or what women who want to be doing this look like. [In fact] they just look like a college student or some girl at the gym. Totally normal people.

What was their motivation?

Amy:
In their head they didn't have a stigma against exchanging money for their ability to spend time with men and have sex. I don't think every woman can do that, but they were totally fine with it. Somebody that's going to question it is not going to do it. It's not somebody who's like, "I don't know ... maybe I want to get into sex work?"

How does that play into Christine's character?

Riley:
I think that she really likes power and control and sex, and we establish that very quickly. She'd always had that [hunger], she was just channeling it into law school, and she found something else that interested her more, and gave her more power and more control. And I think she really gets off on that.

Is she a sociopath?

Riley:
My favorite thing about this show is we are not telling people how to feel about things, which is kind of why I wanted to do it.

Why was it important not to take a stance?

Riley:
Because everyone's morals are different, and I don't think anyone has the right to say what's right or wrong for different people if they are making their own decisions and they are an adult. If you are oppressed, and forced to do underground sex trafficking and are being abused, that's very different. If you took a vote with every person in the world, majority would vote that's wrong. In this scenario, when you have an adult woman who is making a decision for herself to do something she's enjoying, it's not right to judge her.

Amy: If you consider sex work an industry, there's good conditions, there's bad conditions, there's slave conditions. This is a completely different part of that industry, which is entrepreneurs or independent contractors that are doing this on their own accord, and that's completely different than many facets of the sex industry, and that's what we are exploring — not the whole industry but this particular kind of sex worker. It's sort of fascinating that you find someone who is like, "I want to willingly go and have clients and have sex with them." There isn't anyone putting her up to it. No one is telling her to do it, and she is fascinated by it herself.

How common do you think these arrangements are?

Riley:
The scenario with Christine is really common, with a girl that is putting herself through law school, who is really smart, and is doing it on the side. It is a huge thing that people don't realize is happening at the moment.


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‘The Girlfriend Experience': Riley Keough on Being Unbiased in the Approach to the Character

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Executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and co-created by Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz, who also wrote and directed all 13 episodes, the Starz series The Girlfriend Experience follows second-year law student Christine Reade (Riley Keough), who is a new intern at a prestigious law firm where she is working hard to establish herself. Her focus quickly shifts when a classmate introduces her to the world of transactional relationships, known as The Girlfriend Experience or GFE, and Christine quickly finds herself drawn in and attracted to the rush of control and intimacy.

During this exclusive interview with Collider, actress Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road) talked about what attracted her to this idea, why TV appealed to her, the advantage of having the same writer/director team for the entirety of the season, being unbiased and non-judgmental in their approach to the character, her concerns over the nudity, Christine’s motivations, and learning about her character’s background and family.

Collider: How did this come about for you?

RILEY KEOUGH: Somebody had mentioned that there was a TV show that Steven [Soderbergh] had me in mind for. And then, about a year later, the casting director that he uses, Carmen [Cuba], called me and said, “We’ve got this project. We have four episodes, we have two directors attached, and Starz is attached. It’s all ready to go. Will you read it, and then meet with the directors, if you like it?” So, I read it, and then I met with Lodge [Kerrigan] and Amy [Seimetz], and we all got along really well. I liked the idea, so we went from there.

Had you been looking for a TV project to explore a character more deeply, over a longer period of time?

KEOUGH: Yeah, totally. That’s what’s great about television. You have hours and hours to tell a story. You don’t have to jam everything in to ten scenes, or whatever. I wouldn’t say I was aggressively looking for a TV role, but I was definitely interested in doing TV. The great part about it is that I can do one season, and then go, if I want to. It’s just like shooting a really long film, which is great.

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Does it help, on a project like this, that you have the same writer/director team there, all the way through?

KEOUGH: Totally! I haven’t done TV before, so I don’t know what it’s like to play one character and have different directors. I feel like that would drive me nuts. I felt super lucky to have Lodge and Amy, the whole time. I don’t know what it would be like to have different directors telling you their own opinions, the whole season. That was great. We got to develop the character together, and stay together. That was definitely cool.

When you’re telling a story like this, you can’t get around the fact that it’s adult subject matter. Was there ever any hesitation about the nudity, or are you okay with it because it is so much a part of the character and who she is?

KEOUGH: Yeah, there was concern. I talked to Steven, early on, about all of my concerns. Our goal was to tell a story with no opinion. We wanted to be unbiased and non-judgmental, and show this girl who ends up doing this job and what the repercussions are of that. We want to leave the judging and opinions open to the audience, and not sway them or make them think anything. It’s very voyeuristic. When you watch the whole season, at the end of it, everyone will have their own opinions on the show, as a whole, and the character. That’s what we wanted.

This is just the life path this girl has chosen.

KEOUGH: Yeah, and I think it gets more and more confusing, as the season goes on, to figure out how you feel about things. You root for her, but she’s also an asshole. I don’t know. It will be interesting to see how people feel. People are definitely going to hate it or really like it.

In the first couple of episodes, it’s hard to get a read on Christine and why she’s doing what she’s doing, or if she’s even enjoying it, at all.

KEOUGH: Totally, and I think that’s accurate to life. You can’t get a read on somebody in an hour. So, that’s what we wanted to do. You get a read on Christine as you get a read on somebody you would meet, not as you would on somebody you’re seeing in a movie. It takes you the whole season of being like, “Who is this person?” That was a fun thing to do, to be able to be subtle and have time to develop her.

Did you make those decisions for yourself, as far as who she is and what she thought about what she was doing?

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KEOUGH: I did, yeah. In order to play her, I had to understand why she would do everything she does. But, I don’t want to tell the audience why.

Will we see some of that gradually emerge?

KEOUGH: Yeah, you definitely see things start falling apart around her, but how she handles them is very telling. Things start to lose control and you figure out who she is, by the end of it. She’s funny.

You can only life a double life for so long, before it gets to you or the people around you start to wonder what’s going on. Does it become harder for her to compartmentalize?

KEOUGH: It doesn’t get hard for her, mentally, but problems start coming up around her and she has to handle them. Her worlds collide and trouble comes about. But I don’t think there’s ever a moment when she doubts anything she does, ever. She very much believes in herself.

Will we see a growing tension between Christine and her best friend, especially as she becomes more successful?

KEOUGH: Yeah, totally. There’s a conflict on that storyline. Christine is very good at everything she does, and she wants to be the best at it, so she takes this thing from Avery and starts doing it very well because she’s aggressive and controlling and likes being great at things. So, that does come to a strange point, at some point.

Was it important to you that Christine questions working for someone and just how much of her money that person will take, rather than just jumping right into this?

KEOUGH: Yeah. She doesn’t really let anybody else control anything in her life, even if it’s her boss. She’ll end up controlling them somehow, whether it’s in her own mind or reality. As the story goes on, you’ll see that she’s very much in control, more and more, of every little thing around her and everybody, no matter what the cost is.

As her clients try to push her for what they want, she questions them and pushes back. Was that also something that was important to you?

KEOUGH: Totally, yeah. She’s definitely not a victim. That becomes more and more clear, as she starts to manipulate everyone around her.

This is the kind of character that is typically played by men. Did you have to navigate making your male co-stars comfortable.

KEOUGH: I did! If a woman plays this kind of character, it’s like, “She’s cold, she’s heartless, she’s a psychopath.” But if a man plays this kind of character, it’s like, “He’s a man.” There were a lot of day players, every day. I had to be like, “Okay, I have to do this everyday. Don’t get uncomfortable.” I had to talk them through the sex scenes, and so many were so great. They have to come in and do this uncomfortable stuff, like masturbate in front of the whole crew and then leave. They were so courageous.

Did it help that Christine is so confident in what she’s doing, so that you could channel that?

KEOUGH: Of course! When I’m playing a character, Riley goes away. At least, that’s the goal anyway. Christine is not shy in that area, at all, so I had to get there.

Will we learn about Christine’s background and family?

KEOUGH: Yeah, you see her family and her background. Amy, the director, actually plays her sister. Episodes 7 through 13 start to show that a lot more. We set it up in Episodes 1 through 4 or 5, and then we start to get a lot more of her background and her personal life and, if she has emotions, her emotions.

Were you given much information about Christine prior to shooting this, or did you learn that as you got the scripts?

KEOUGH: I read it in the scripts. What was interesting about the show is that we wanted her to have a decent background. She’s not a sob story. She’s not a victim of some assault that made her end up in this position. She comes from a comfortable, loving home. That was an interesting point about the story that was appealing to me. It’s not some sad, sob story about some girl that ends up being a sad prostitute. It’s about a girl who’s in a great spot in her life, has a great family and has great support around her, and decides to do that anyway.

What was it like to be a part of a film like Mad Max: Fury Road, that was so well received by movie-goers and critics?

KEOUGH: It was amazing, honestly. George Miller and all of us put so much work into that film, and it was a crew of really, really smart people. It wasn’t a movie that was just pumped out in a machine, so for it to get recognized was really great.

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An article on the Emmy Awards website...
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Riley Keough keeps it real.
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Growing up American royalty has only fueled Riley Keough's yearning to keep it real.

The daughter of Lisa Marie Presley, granddaughter of Priscilla and Elvis, and stepdaughter of Michael Jackson, Keough isn't the blinged-out diva one might expect. "I'm just chilling," she reports by phone from her West Hollywood pad. "I ate a burrito."

In the new Starz drama The Girlfriend Experience (from executive producer Steven Soderbergh, it's inspired by his 2009 film), she plays Christine Reade, a coed who's also a call girl.

"Christine is smart and driven," she says of her character, "and the show makes no moral judgment about what she does. She doesn't really seem to care about people, though."

To prepare, Keough interviewed women who did sex work to help with tuition. The ladies' consensus? "They loved it." Still, the actress is dubious. "How do you sleep with somebody you're appalled by? Intimacy is key for me."

Born in Los Angeles, she spent her formative years in California, Hawaii and London, and was home-schooled. "I had more of a bullshit detector than your average kid," says Keough, who was five when her mom and dad (musician Danny Keogh) divorced. "Kids wanting to come to my house - I could sense agendas from a really young age.”

She's also good at getting noticed in her own right. After dabbling in modeling as a teen, she made a splash in 2010's Joan Jett biopic, The Runaways. In Magic Mike, she played a partying stripper with a pet pig. And she smoldered in last year's Mad Max: Fury Road as an ass-kicker named Capable (the film introduced her to her husband, Australian stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen). Next up was Lovesong, a youth drama that earned her raves at Sundance.

Directing shorts, producing (she co-produced and starred in this year's crime-romance Dixieland), maybe film school — they're all on her docket.

As for personal hurdles, "I'm understanding to a fault sometimes." But her Girlfriend character has got her thinking: "I need to work on being more heartless!"

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Interesting article about Christine's hair on the show!
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At 1:48, did she say "Obviosly we were OR weren't having a real sex on the show".

15 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 10.05.16 18:45

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It wasn't real... She said they werent

16 Re: Riley Keough Articles! on 11.05.16 13:06

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Yay, thanks for the video for the exclusive interview!I don't think I listened to this interview from that day!

I like her simple and go-with-the-flow attitude towards the project. She said, she was unsure of the intention behind the show at first but then she realized.


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