Emma Stone and Lauren Bacall. Photos courtesy of Warner Bros.
Good Place to Start
3. Stone is getting lots of buzz for the sultry retro look she takes on to play aspiring starlet Grace Faraday. But nothing comes from nothing. Stone took inspiration from a number of the leading ladies of the time. "Like Vivien Leigh and Rita Hayworth, and Lauren Bacall was a really major one, obviously, because I'm sure people had told Grace that they reminded her of Lauren Bacall, because I hear that with my voice," Stone told ABC News.