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New article from LA Times: ‘The Prodigy’ ending explained by Taylor Schilling

‘The Prodigy’ ending explained by Taylor Schilling

From LA Times

The following article includes plot spoilers for the ending of the new horror film “The Prodigy.”


“Sarah’s choice at the end of the film was the most compelling aspect of her character for me when I first read the script,”
said Schilling by email. “Her maternal instinct grew into pure ferocity…but maybe that’s a result of the choices she makes. She is losing her family, so I don’t think any of her choices are completely logical or rational. She is in this fugue state based solely on survival: The survival of her husband, the survival of her son, and the survival of her family as a whole.”

Schilling, who doesn’t have any children of her own, even ran the idea by other parents to determine how plausible the idea might be.

“The progression of her actions didn’t seem unimaginable to some of the parents I spoke to,” she said. “In fact, some said her choices made sense. Sarah felt complete responsibility for Miles’ well-being, and her final choice was an outgrowth of that. She was willing to go to any length to preserve what she knew of her son.”

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Taylor Schilling tells US Weekly ’25 Things You Don’t Know About Me’

Taylor Schilling: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Taylor Schilling is tops at acting, but tells Us Weekly she’s bad at some other stuff! Read on to learn 25 things about the Prodigy star.

1. I like to paint and draw, and sometimes still fantasize about going to art school.
2. I start my mornings and end each day with meditation.
3. I have to have lip balm with me at all times — one in every pocket.
4. I have a dog named Tank. Sometimes she talks.
5. Maine is one of my favorite places to escape to.
6. I changed my name to Tally for six months in third grade.
7. I’m not a great driver. My brother once got into my car wearing a helmet.
8. French toast and bacon is my favorite meal.
9. I can’t sing, but I take lessons for fun.
10. My mom is a painter who cofounded a nonprofit art gallery in Chicago in the ’70s.
11. Before I made money as an actress, I nannied.
12. I have lots of books. I buy more books than I can read.
13. I got fired from a hostess job after one day due to my poor wardrobe choices and inadequacy.
14. I babysat monkeys in middle school.
15. I would love to study Ayurvedic medicine in India.
16. My grandmother is a sculptor.
17. My first role was Tzeitel in a middle-school cafeteria production of Fiddler on the Roof.
18. One of my proudest accomplishments is earning a fellowship to NYU’s Graduate Acting program.
19. I still feel most at home in the theater.
20. I went to four different high schools.
21. I once had to kiss a mannequin for a commercial audition. I didn’t get the job.
22. Bob Dylan was my first concert. My dad took me.
23. I ate oatmeal for breakfast every day for five years straight. Nowadays I like to switch it up.
24. I started wearing glasses when I was 7.
25. [1987’s] Baby Boom was one of my favorite movies growing up, and Diane Keaton is still an idol.

New interview of Taylor Schilling with LRM Online

New interview of Taylor Schilling with LRM Online

From LRM

LRM: Why you are attracted to this project called The Prodigy?

Taylor Schilling: I was truly blown away by the ending. By the time I got to the third act of the film, I was just kind of in shock and awe. I felt like I wanted to be a part of it. I really was moved by the choices that Sarah made to protect her son.

LRM: Talk about relating to this character Sarah and showing empathy for a child.

Taylor Schilling: I think it’s a position that a lot of parents can relate to and feeling a great responsibility and a great weight to care for your child and to be their advocate. There is that limitless nature of that sort of love. Sarah is just not willing to give up on her son no matter what.

LRM: Can you talk about any of your future projects and could you comment on the last season of Orange Is The New Black?

Taylor Schilling: I have a couple of projects besides this movie that I’m excited that’s coming out. There is another movie called Family coming out in April that I’m really thrilled to share with everybody. Another film called The Public coming out shortly thereafter. Then the final season of Orange Is The New Black. I’m very much looking forward to continuing to shoot and share with everybody.

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PRINT: New interview of Taylor Schilling with Popsugar

Here’s a new interview of Taylor Schilling with Popsgar

IMPORTANT – The interview contains major spoilers of The Prodigy – we won’t post these but link back to the original interview 

From Popsugar

POPSUGAR: What really struck me while watching the film is that the plot is every mother’s worst nightmare. But that being said, regardless of whether or not you have kids, the story is still effectively chilling, especially for women. I’m wondering what your first impression was after reading the script and seeing the lengths Sarah has to go to for her son.

Taylor Schilling: I was blown away by this character, and by the time I finished the script, particularly with the turns that Sarah takes . . . at the end, she’s just trying to save her son. It really fooled me. It blew me away.

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New interview of Taylor Schilling with Daily Dead

Here’s a new interview of Taylor Schilling with ‘Daily Dead’

From Daily Dead

Daily Dead spoke with Schilling earlier this week about her first foray into horror, and the actress chatted about taking on the character of Sarah, collaborating with both McCarthy and Scott, and one of her favorite scenes from The Prodigy (which just so happened to be one of this writer’s favorites as well).

So great to speak with you today, Taylor. What I love about this story is that it goes to some very dark places, but also some very human places, which can be a tough line to walk. And I was curious, from your perspective, what was the biggest appeal coming into this film? Was it the character of Sarah, was it getting to work on this dynamic with the character of Miles? Was it just everything?

Taylor Schilling: I was really sold by the time we started working on the film and the places that Sarah goes to protect her son, or save him, or give him a shot, a chance at a normal life. And the intensity, the ferocity of her desire to protect is really what drew me. I was really shocked by the time I was finished reading the script, though, and I really liked that. But really, it was all about her. It was Sarah.

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