Interview: Grindhouse Star Rose McGowan

On March 25th, we had the opportunity to talk with most of the stars of Grindhouse. We will be posting the interviews leading up until the film's release on April 6th 2007.

We sat down with Rose McGowan (Scream, Jawbreaker) to talk about her role as the gun legged stripper in Robert Rodriguez' Planet Terror. McGowan's character was also featured in Tarantino's Death Proof.


  • Having to auditioning for a role written for her
  • Connections between the two films
  • Rose McGowan's Austin Apartment
  • All Night Shoots
  • Quentin Tarantino ("controlled insanity") vs. Robert Rodriguez
  • Drastic Weight Loss
  • Keeping Sane in Austin
  • Her Dogs
  • Mastering the Limp while Attempting to look Cool
  • Watching the Movie With Her Hands Over Her Eyes
  • "I never watched and dry heaved at the same time"
  • Grindhouse 101 at Quentin's house
  • The Appeals of Old Grindhouse Movies
  • Two Guys in the Studio System working Outside The System
  • Obsession with Surgery Shows
  • Her Non-Existent Love Life
  • Overstaying in Long Term Relationships
  • Confronting The Rumors of Her Relationship with Robert Rodriguez
  • Black Oasis and B-movie actress Susan Cabot
  • Doing the Cover of Rolling Stone
  • Her dream of someday doing a Jane Austen film
  • Grindhouse hits theaters on April 6th 2007.