Andrea James

Transamerica

The man behind the woman playing a man

The man behind the woman playing a man

Thanks to director Duncan Tucker for the mention in thisJanuary 22, 2006 piece by Lydia Martin! Read the article

Interview with Leeza Gibbons

Interview with Leeza Gibbons

  Calpernia and I will be discussing Transamerica with host Leeza Gibbons on Leeza Live today. January 17, 2006 For general information on Leeza’s show, see her site or your local Westwood One affiliate: Leeza Live website

Interview: Calpernia Addams and Andrea James

Interview: Calpernia Addams and Andrea James

by Ross von Metzke December 30, 2005 The ladies who prepped Felicity Huffman for talk about her transformation Calpernia Addams (left) and Andrea James may not have Hollywood marquee clout, but when Felicity Huffman stands to accept the numerous awards…

Finding Her Voice

Finding Her Voice

Felicity Huffman wraps up a stellar year conquering film and television. December 28, 2005 To achieve Bree’s deeper, more masculine voice, Huffman studied with coach Andrea James, who works with many transgender women. “I still couldn’t get it,” Huffman says…

My Tranny Valentine

My Tranny Valentine

Actress Felicity Huffman of ‘Desperate Housewives’ opens up about playing a woman in the middle of a gender reassignment in the new road flick ‘Transamerica.’ By Logan Hill / Nerve.com December 16, 2005   How’d you decide what to read?…

Variety AwardsWatch: Felicity Huffman in Transamerica

Variety AwardsWatch: Felicity Huffman in Transamerica

Jill Feiwell DECEMBER 11, 2005 To prep for the role, Huffman read the script with one question in mind — what was Bree’s internal journey? “She wants to become who she really is,” says Huffman. “Then I thought, ‘How do…

Actress excels in gender-bending performance

Actress excels in gender-bending performance

by Peter D. Kramer December 7, 2005 To make her performance as authentic as possible, Huffman went to transgender conventions and read biographies of transgendered women. And Calpernia Addams and Andrea James, two transgendered women, were on the set with…

Interview with Transamerica Director Duncan Tucker

Interview with Transamerica Director Duncan Tucker

by Gregg Shapiro, December 1, 2005 AE: Right, because it is very much transitional; these women are on a journey, in transition. DT: And Felicity in that scene at the party in Dallas with the other trans women, she was…

Actress Felicity Huffman discusses her new movie, "Transamerica"

Actress Felicity Huffman discusses her new movie, "Transamerica"

Thanks to Felicity Huffman for the shout-out on the Today show during her interview with Matt Lauer!    

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