It's really cool to make a movie that you're excited to go see.
— Cailee Spaeny
You have to follow your moral compass: it's a good guide of telling you what is right and wrong.
I love clothing and waking up every day and figuring out what I want to say with my clothing.
I always felt like I was stupid and couldn't get anything right unless I was singing, dancing, or acting.
My mom put me into dance classes, found out that I can't dance to save my life.
I want people to stay true to who they are and how they're feeling. That's the biggest rule for myself - to always be as real as I can.
I started dance class when I was a little kid, and then, when I turned 11, I started taking vocal lessons, guitar lessons, and piano lessons.
I didn't know what a 'call sheet' meant. I'd never been out of the country before, but there I was on a ginormous set in Australia with John Boyega and thinking, 'What is going on?' He took me under his wing and broke my fear of being the new kid.
All I am doing every day is soaking in everything - I'm like a sponge, from all these award-winning directors, writers, and actors - as much as I can.
I hope to always keep stretching myself and not stay in one box or lane.
I'm very new to the fashion world, but it's such an exciting world to get into.
I'm a little bit of a creep.
When I went to L.A., I had trainer there, worked on Parkour and boxing to get my body used to working out every day.
The pressure of looking a certain way and having to present yourself a certain way is hard. It's difficult to feel genuine about yourself when you feel the pressure of being a certain person.
Getting a script and being like, 'Oh, yeah, I can do this in my sleep.' Who wants to do that? So, finding something that is a real challenge and is going to take all of you, I think, is more rewarding by the end of it.
The first time I performed onstage was at church. Then I formed a rock cover band - Pink Floyd and Joan Jett. We'd play at birthday parties, since it wasn't exactly church material.
You follow what you think is right. There are lines that I won't cross.
Character-wise, I try to always switch it up. Whatever I'm doing now, I try to do the complete opposite next.
I just had such a lucky experience working with incredible actors, getting to see their work ethics, their different techniques... Jeff Bridges is such a legend! Getting to watch him and see how he worked was a blessing.
I was on stage at a young age.
Of course I'm a huge 'Star Wars' fan.
I did as much theater as I could. I worked at a theme park and a Bible theater and a community theater.
That's really my goal, is just to be a kind person who knows how to speak their mind and get their points across.