Once you move away from home, it’s never quite the same again. You expect everything to be just as you left it, and it never is. It’s almost the first step into adulthood – realising you’ve got to make your own way. - Saoirse Ronan for Wonderland Magazine, 2014
It wasn’t one of those things where you hear about it and you jump up and down and scream. We just sat there [on the couch in their living room] and we’re trying to figure out what they just said. “Wait a minute, I’ve been cast in a Peter Jackson film. For a few days, it was weird. I was just trying to get my head around it – on how she reacted when she found out she’d been cast as “Susie Salmon” in The Lovely Bones (2009).