The Thoughtful Gift The Knives Out Director Gave Katherine Langford After Filming - Exclusive

Katherine Langford is an Australian actress who has enjoyed playing a variety of characters in diverse projects throughout the years. She's well-known for her roles as Hannah Baker in Netflix's "13 Reasons Why," Leah Burke in "Love, Simon," and Mara in "Spontaneous." You may also recognize her from her role as Meg Thrombey in the star-studded cast of 2019's mystery-comedy "Knives Out."

Langford recently sat down for an exclusive interview with The List to discuss her partnership with the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Initiative. The program focuses on uplifting and funding female philanthropists and their grassroots movements in local communities. Describing the partnership, Langford said, "It recognizes the worth of everyday women making a profound impact in their local communities through philanthropy." 

During her conversation with us, Langford also opened up about how she selects her roles and why she was so excited to be in "Knives Out." Talking about her experience while filming, she also shared a thoughtful gift that the film's director had given her.

Langford had an 'incredible' experience working with the cast of Knives Out

Working on "Knives Out" was an exciting experience for Katherine Langford, especially considering all the big-name creatives attached to the project. Speaking to The List about how she chooses projects, she said, "It's always important to be passionate about the story that you're telling." In "Knives Out," she was also thrilled to be working with the talented cast, including Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Craig, Toni Collette, and Chris Evans. "Working on 'Knives Out' was such an incredible experience. Being able to be in the room with some of the greatest talents in our industry in one room, I definitely learned a lot," Langford said.

While on set, she often enjoyed standing behind the monitors to watch the other actors filming. Director Rian Johnson saw her doing that and gave her a thoughtful gift because of it. "At the end of the shoot, he gave me this beautiful Leica camera to practice on," Langford said. So perhaps we can look forward to Langford foraying into filmmaking behind the camera in the future.

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