Walking on Path of Greatness; Young Actress Proves an Inspiration

The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia), February 18, 2012 | Go to article overview

Walking on Path of Greatness; Young Actress Proves an Inspiration


Byline: Miranda Cashin

MOST 15-year-old's resumes just have C[pounds sterling]school girlC[yen] listed. Perhaps a part-time baby-sitter job or a paperboy.

But Chloe Moretz is no ordinary 15-year-old. She already has teenage assassin, adolescent vampire, daughter with a dark secret and precocious advice bearer on her CV. She has worked with the likes of Alec Baldwin, Jodie Foster and Martin Scorsese.

She is also fast becoming a style icon with her impeccable fashion choices of Chanel, Christian Dior, Stella McCartney and Versace on the red carpet.

But despite her impressive CV, the 15-year-old insists she is still just a regular teenager from Atlanta, Georgia.

C[pounds sterling]I went to my school formal a couple of days ago and I had my birthday party with my friends,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]I've grown up being able to juggle my business and personal life. It comes naturally to me.C[yen]

Moretz plays Isabelle in the Martin Scorsese film Hugo. The film follows the story of a young orphaned boy who is looking for answers about his father. It is leading the Oscar race with 11 Academy Award nominations.

C[pounds sterling]It's so special to have a film nominated, much less 11 nominations,C[yen] she said.

It was a role Moretz had to have.

C[pounds sterling]My mum came to me with the script and told me Martin Scorsese was making a movie with kid leads, but I didn't stand a chance as he was only auditioning British girls. …

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