Carrie-Anne Moss Got Offered Grandmother Role at 40 Years Old: ‘It’s a Stereotypical Story’

Carrie-Anne Moss Got Offered Grandmother Role at 40 Years Old: ‘It’s a Stereotypical Story’
Carrie-Anne Moss experienced Hollywood’s stereotypical casting machine firsthand when she was offered a grandmother role on the day after she turned 40 years old. “The Matrix” and “Memento” actress revealed the story during a conversation with Justine Bateman to promote the latter’s latest nonfiction beauty book, “Face: One Square Foot of Skin” (via The Hollywood Reporter). Prior to the offer, Moss thought actresses aging out of Hollywood at such a young age was more or less a myth. Then she turned 40, and a grandmother role became a reality.

“I had heard that at 40 everything changed,” Moss said. “I didn’t believe in that because I don’t believe in just jumping on a thought system that I don’t really align with. But literally the day after my 40th birthday, I was reading a script that had come to me and I was talking to my manager about it.
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