Just ask actress Lauren Karl about her dweeb days in the upcoming flick Our Lady of Victory, a true story about a young womens basketball team who takes it above the rim.
Karl says, My character was like a Molly Shannon Catholic school girl. I had to wear these super nerdy glasses.
And her geek goggles seemed to make the crew and cast which included Ellen Burstyn and David Boreanaz turn their heads.
As Karl puts it, Anytime those glasses were on, I was the biggest laugh. I couldnt believe I had to wear those nerdy 70s glasses.
But what true dorkette could go a day without a visit from Mom on campus?
Turns out, Karls mom had a small part as a coach in the movie, which added to Karls nerd status.
She says, My mom was super enthusiastic. But its nice to have family on the set, because they can really see what you do.
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