Source: Collider [follow link for complete interview]
COLLIDER: Joelle Carter Talks JUSTIFIED and Desire to Shoot an Indie Feature in Florida
by Christina Radish
February 14th, 2012
On FX’s drama series Justified, actress Joelle Carter plays Ava Crowder, the woman behind enigmatic bad boy Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins). Now that the two are right in the thick of Harlan’s criminal activities Ava has chosen to go all-in, standing beside and supporting her man.
While at the TCA Winter Press Tour, Joelle Carter sat down with Collider for this exclusive interview about how her character has been evolving, finding her place among all of the men in Harlan, what Ava’s goals are now, working with both Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins, wanting to continue to do work of equal quality, her desire to direct, and the hope that she’ll get to do some comedy...
Joelle Carter photo courtesy of FX Networks
... Collider: How has Ava Crowder been evolving this season?
Joelle Carter: "Last season was a growing period for Ava, especially after being shot. She’s really dedicating herself to her journey with Boyd (Walton Goggins). She’s in a different place. I believe she’s ready to stand up and be the best woman beside her man that she can be. I believe Boyd is her North now, so whatever vision he has, it’s her duty to try to see it come clear. She’s surprising herself, as I am being surprised by the writing and the development, in my own mind, of Ava and what actually is inside her and the strength that lies in there. What she’s capable of is going to surprise people, as it’s surprising me..."
Justified airs Tuesday at 10/9C on FX Networks.