Gina Wilhelm Actress – Gabourey Sidibe is a Good Actress
She nearly didn’t audition. “I didn’t decide to go to the audition. I just ended up on that side of the street.”
Precious is an illiterate high schooler who’s been abused by both her parents.
“I realized I needed someone to act that, not be that,” Daniels said. “I knew she was the girl. She brought a sense of confidence and smarts (to the role). She got it.”
Costar Paula Patton was equally enthusiastic. “I was blown away by her performance. I think actors can work their whole lives and not turn out a performance like she has done.”