Hilary Swank brings "Love" letter to theaters

Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:08pm EST
 
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By Randee Dawn

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank returns to theaters Friday with the romantic comedy "P.S., I Love You." She plays a widow who starts receiving notes from her late husband, played by Gerard Butler, which helps her to rebuild her life.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: YOUR PERSONAL HISTORY IS FAIRLY

WELL-KNOWN -- AT 16, YOU AND YOUR MOM RELOCATED TO CALIFORNIA

TO HELP YOU PURSUE YOUR ACTING CAREER. HOW WOULD YOUR LIFE BE

DIFFERENT NOW IF YOU TWO HADN'T MADE THAT MOVE?

Hilary Swank: Who knows if (a person changed) one thing in your life where it would bring you? But I tend to think because I wanted to be an actor at such a young age that hopefully I would've ended up where I am today. I love my job. I don't even know if I can actually call it a job (because) when I'm filming movies, it doesn't feel like work. It's a joy and a great passion, and I couldn't imagine my life being any different.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: EARLIER THIS YEAR, YOU WORKED WITH

DIRECTOR-WRITER RICHARD LAGRAVENESE ON "FREEDOM WRITERS," AND   Continued...

 
<p>Hilary Swank poses at the premiere of "P.S. I Love You" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California December 9, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>