Baby you're going to be huge; EXCLUSIVE ELLEN TIPPED FOR TOP AFTER TEEN MUM ROLE.Byline: By MICKEY McMONAGLE
THE surprise hot tip to win best actress in the Golden Globes says she could not care less after tonight's glamorous ceremony was scrapped.
Ellen Page Ellen Philpotts-Page (born February 21, 1987) is a Canadian actress, perhaps best known for her starring role in Hard Candy and as Kitty Pryde in . She had previously received attention, particularly in her native Canada, for award-winning roles in Pit Pony , 20, has been hailed a rising superstar after playing a teenage mum in Juno.
But she is not bothered that she will miss out on her big moment after a writers' strike forced the show to be cancelled.
She insists it is more important that the movie gets its message across - showing a different side to teenagers than normally seen on the big screen.
She also promises never to become a party girl like Lind say Lohan and reveals her burning ambition to work with acclaimed Scots director Lynne Ramsay.
In her new film, Ellen plays Juno MacGuff, a pregnant 16-year-old misfit mis·fit
1. Something of the wrong size or shape for its purpose.
2. One who is unable to adjust to one's environment or circumstances or is considered to be disturbingly different from others. who picks a wealthy local couple as prospective adoptive parents for her unborn baby.
Ellen feels is vital to show young girls there is more to life than looking glamorous.
She said: "I was so thrilled a character had been written like this for a teenage girl. I don't think we've ever had a teenage female lead like Juno.
"She's unique, honest, sincere, unapologetic and refreshing."
Although Juno is expected to clean up at the Oscars, Ellen - who still lives in her native Canada - is determined that Hollywood is not going to take over her life.
She said: "Things are a little crazy now but I think it's about using it to your advantage and also being able to step away from it.
"I still live in Nova Scotia in a small apartment with used furniture and that's genuinely who I am. I keep my feet on the ground and try to be sincere.
"I'm pretty boring - I love camping and hiking. I love to travel, read and play the guitar. I don't go out a lot.
"I'll never receive the kind of Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan (born July 2 1986) is an American actress and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television commercials. attention. I don't think they'll do a story about Ellen Page eating a mooseburger in Newfoundland."
Ellen first shot to fame in Hard Candy, where she played a teenager who lures a suspected paedophile paedophile or US pedophile
a person who is sexually attracted to children
Noun 1. paedophile - an adult who is sexually attracted to children
pedophile into a trap before delivering chilling retribution.
She followed this low-budget indie hit with the role of Kitty Pryde in the blockbuster X-Men 3: The Last Stand. Ellen said: "It was pretty surreal to be wearing a leather suit and running through fire or dropping 70 feet into the ground."
The young actress is also to star as an abused teenager with Christine Keener in An American Crime and in rom-com Smart People as Dennis Quaid's faculty brat daughter.
But she also has a burning ambition to be a director - and hailed Scots filmmaker Ramsay, who made the prizewinning prize·win·ning also prize-win·ning
Having won or worthy of winning a prize: the prizewinning entry.
Adj. 1. Ratcatcher, as a genius.
Ellen revealed she hopes to work with director Ramsay.
She said: "I would love to direct. I'd love to see more female directors. One of my favourite films is Ratcatcher by Lynne Ramsay. She's incredible."
Juno is released in British cinemas on February 8.
'Ratcatcher is one of my favourite films.. director Lynne Ramsay is just incredible' Juno star Ellen Page
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Golden handshake: Ellen plays a pregnant 16-year-old misfit in new movie Juno and is one of the favourites to win a Golden Globe award for best actress; Berry good friends: Ellen played the role of Kitty Pryde alongside stars such as Halle Berry in blockbuster film X-Men 3: The Last Stand; Direct approach: Ramsay