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Q & A with Abigail Breslin

April 01, 2008

Although her winning work as an awkward but optimistic aspiring beauty queen in the lauded 2006 indie Little Miss Sunshine constituted her breakthrough, this tween actress already had quite a résumé.  Abigail’s latest project called Nim's Island hits this Friday.

The film, based on the book of the same name, features Breslin as young Nim, a girl who has grown up on a tropical island. Gerard Butler plays the dual role of Nim's father and Alex Rover, a fictional adventurer from Nim's favorite book series. When her father goes missing, Nim tries to contact Alex Rover, unaware that the real Rover is an agoraphobic woman played by Jodie Foster, another former child star. Abigail Breslin had quite a bit to say about the film and what she'll be doing next.  Read More