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‘American Woman’ Star Sienna Miller Taps Into Mother’s Loss Of A Child – Toronto Studio

‘American Woman’ Star Sienna Miller Taps Into Mother’s Loss Of A Child – Toronto Studio

For Jake Scott, taking on American Woman as his latest feature came down to a strong connection to the material at hand, as well as the film’s central character—a woman going through hell. A director known for films including Welcome to the Rileys who happens to be the eldest son of Ridley Scott, Scott’s latest drama centers on Deb (Sienna Miller), a woman raising her young grandson after her daughter goes missing.

“[It] activated lots of things in me as a dad and as a filmmaker,” Scott told Deadline about the script from Brad Ingelsby (Out of the Furnace). “I grew up that weird kid that didn’t like Star Wars. I liked Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore growing up or Kramer vs. Kramer. So there was a realism about it that was really attractive to me.”

For Miller, who stars opposite Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul and Will Sasso,

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