Kate Hudson recently celebrated her thirty-sixth birthday by going out for dinner with her parents in Santa Monica and she looked fabulous in denim which attracted the attention of some entertainment observers (Daily Mail - April 21). Her birthday celebration also brought attention to her future film projects, in particular the movie "Richard Pryor": Is It Something I Said?" in which she will play one of his wives, Jennifer Lee Pryor.
Her presence in the Richard Pryor movie is attracting much interest as it represents a signficant departure from the comedic-drama movies she is best known but it is a direction that she seems to be moving or at the very least expanding into with some of her recent projects such as "Good People".
At some point in almost every actor's career they may decide to take on a role different from those that they generally play and her taking on this role in the Richard Pryor biographical drama has some insiders wondering if she will be moving in a more 'dramatic' direction in the foreseeable future with her projects?
Her taking a role in this Richard Pryor project sparked much conversation between entertainment insiders for some film insiders because she is someone who as a much desired actress has her choice of projects and she chose a challenging project that revolves around the life of a very successful comedian whose personal relationships are known for having much drama and conflict.
For an actress who is generally thought of as happy-go-lucky and fun-loving the thought of her being part of this Richard Pryor biopic is reputation changing and some insiders believe this was very likely part of her motivation for taking on this role.
She surprised many of her fans with her low-key birthday celebration and her becoming part of the Richard Pryor biopic but there are some entertainment observers who believe that this beautiful actress has some more career 'surprises' waiting for her fans as she seeks new challenges and works to expand her image as an actress.
Kate Hudson, an actress whose choice of roles suggests an actress ready for a change in the types of parts she plays which will likely have dramatic filmmakers competing for the opportunity to direct this talented and beautiful actress.