Chit Chatting with Emily Hahn
Written by: Jill Sheets
Picture credit: Staci Hahn
Recently Relate got the honor of interviewing “Toy Story 3” actress, 9 year old, Emily Hahn. Continue to read to learn more about this up and coming actress.
R: Tell us a little bit about yourself?
E: I’m 9 years old. I have 4 dogs and 1 bird.
R: How did you get into acting, and how long have you been doing it?
E: I started acting at a local theater at age 6.
R: Is acting something you would like to continue into your adult years?
E: If I’m still having fun absolutely.
R: You are the voice of Bonnie in “Toy Story 3.” Tell us about the movie and about your character.
E: I play the role of a little girl who goes to Sunnyside daycare. You will have to see the movie to get the story.
R: At what age did you start working on the film?
E: Age 9.
R: What was the audition processes like? How did you find out that you got the role?
E: I would go into the recording studio and record for about 30 minutes and then go home. We received an email 5 months later that I booked the role.
R: When you were recording your voice for the movie, what was it like? Where there other actors/actress in the room with you? If so, who and what was it like working with them?
E: I only worked with the director, Lee Unkrich, and the producer, Darla K. Anderson. They were very nice.
R: What is it like to see your voice come out of an animated character?
E: Surreal. I never thought I would be doing this. It’s amazing.
R: How do you prepare yourself of a role?
E: The director helps a lot. If you listen carefully it is easy to figure out.
R: Can you tell us about any up and coming projects?
E: “Hawthorne” later this month and “The Green Hornet” in 2011.
R: What has been you most “star struck” moment? Who was it, and tell us about it.
E: I don’t understand how people can get so hung up on another person. But I do think there are some amazing actors out there that support good causes. Like Demi Lovato and how she stands up against bullying.
R: If you could work with anyone in the world who would it be?
E: Air Bud or Beethoven. Not the composer. I would love to work with dogs.
R: If you could make a quest appearance on any show, which show would it be and why?
E: I would love to do an episode on “Animal Planet” about treating animals nicely.
R: Who has been your biggest influence?
E: Probably my parents and the people that are around me that keep me grounded.
R: What are your future goals?
E: To do well in school, be a good soccer player and travel the world.
R: Do you have any charities are causes that are close to your heart? If so, tell us a little bit about them.
E: Raise awareness about bullying and animal abuse.
R: What is the best advice you have ever gotten and by who?
Picture credit: Bader Howar
E: To treat people as you would like to be treated from my mom and dad.
R: What advice would you give girls today?
E: Stay clean cut and don’t lie.
R: What bands and singers to you listen to? Do you have a favorite song by each one?
E: I really think the cast on Glee have amazing voices. I also like “Halo” by Beyonce.
R: What do you like to do in your spare time?
E: Play soccer and hang out with my family, friends and pets.
R: Do you have any hidden talents?
R: What has been your favorite memory so far?
E: Working with the producer and director of “Toy Story 3”.
R: Are you on any social networking sites? If so, which ones and what are their addresses?
R: Is there anything else you would like to add or say to your fans?
E: That’s what I mean; I don’t know that I have any fans.
R: Emily, thank you for the interview. Have a great day.