Gender roles reversed in dark drama Gypsy
In real life, Watts – a mother to two sons, Sasha, 9, and Sammy, 8 – says she is focusing on her career at the moment, not relationships or dating, after breaking up with actor Liev Schreiber last year after 11 years together.
But she is being picky selecting her projects.
“I’m here to tell the stories,” she says. “Not just to go to work and get paid by great actors and directors; it’s more than that. It has to be stuff that you’re connecting with, if it’s bringing something back into your own life. If it’s not growing me, then what’s the point?”
will be available on Netflix from Friday
Naomi Watts in the new Netflix thriller Gypsy. The British actor plays a therapist who blurs her professional boundaries.