'Vegas' Vinessa Shaw: 'I love that she's so confused'

Zap2it: Do you have any personal background to bring to your "Vegas" role as the wife of 1960s mobster character?Vinessa Shaw: Modern women just kind of slouch in their sweats, but with this, it's the stockings and the shoes and the gloves and the earrings and the pearls. Back then, you still had to look very nice, just even going outside.My grandmother is still a woman who worries about what she looks like when she goes outside. She's from that era, and I can remember saying to her, "Grandmother, we're just going to the grocery store." And she'd be like, "I've got to fix my face!" You were very aware of how you were presenting yourself to society in 1960s Las Vegas.Zap2it: How does that square with the specifics of your character, Laura?Vinessa Shaw: I love that she's so confused by Vegas. It's like, "What do you do in the desert?" -- her being from...



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