Making light of suicide is a risky business, but according to Imogen Poots – star of A Long Way Down – any trepidation was a “brilliant reason” to take on the role. Based on Nick Hornby’s bestseller, her new film co-stars Aaron Paul, Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette as a desperate quartet who meet as each prepares to leap from the top of a skyscraper.
It doesn’t go as far as treating suicide irreverently, but packs in plenty of jokes and sweetened music to lighten the mood. We caught up with Imogen to hear all about finding laughs amid the gloom and making back-to-back films with Breaking Bad’s “electric, magnetic” Aaron Paul…
A Long Way Down is released in UK cinemas on Friday 21 March