Mary Elizabeth Winstead Had to Bomb Onstage Before She Could Play a Comedian in Her New Movie

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Before starring in All About Nina, a new film about a struggling stand-up comedian, Mary Elizabeth Winstead had to learn just how tough the comedy industry can be. Unfortunately for Winstead, that meant bombing onstage, in front of stone-faced extras. The movie’s leads, Winstead and Common, and director Eva Vives stopped by Vulture’s studio at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to discuss the awkwardness of those scenes.

How Mary Elizabeth Winstead Learned to Play a Comedian