Interview With Francesca Zappitelli

Francesca Zappitelli

A woman of strength and character from Northern Ontario, the beautiful Francesca Zappitelli is a skilled actress and wrestler. Working hard often to study her craft, she brings with her to the screen the strength and force that is often seen in a leading woman.

Kale: What first brought your attention to film?

Francesca: I grew up in a Northern Canadian community of about 1000 people. There wasn’t much going on, so I watched a lot of films as a kid and fell in love with Hollywood.

Kale: At what age did you gain major interest in acting?

Francesca: I found my love for acting and performing at the age of 8. I became involved in the church’s narrative dramas, call it Christian theater. We’d perform in front of congregations of 50 people to assemblies of 10,000.

Kale: How often do you practice your skills?

Francesca: I truly live this experience we call life and have led many different lives. This has given me a lot of reality to draw upon for acting. Plus I go to class every week to work on my technique and sharpen my tools of the craft.

Kale: Who has been a major influence for you to push forward?

Francesca: Sylvester Stallone. He had a vision and made it happen.

Kale: Name one character you’d love to portray.

Francesca Zappitelli

Francesca: Lucille Ball. I love her and her life story. She was such a great actress and smart business lady. She broke down so many doors for women in Hollywood and to be the first women to run a major studio is quite the crown to wear. Then the juxtaposition of her personal life it had so many issues. She was truly a dynamic character, it be an honor to portray her.

Kale: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Francesca: A life rich with experience and love, grateful for my blessings and an Academy Award or two on my fireplace mantel.

Kale: How do you give back to your fans?

Francesca: I’m always growing to be the best me, you can’t make a difference and change the world till you change yourself and I’m working on my book. When my schedule permits I teach a yoga/self defense class.

Kale: Where can fans send autograph requests?

Francesca: I can be reached on my site and on Facebook and Twitter.

Kale: What is the most beautiful thing, to you, about film?

Francesca: Film is a powerful medium. People can learn by vicariously watching a journey of a charter and you can really touch someones life.

Kale: How often do you find yourself in love with a project?

Francesca: All the time. If you don’t love it you shouldn’t be involved with it.

Thanks Francesca!

You can also check out Francesca on IMDB.

Kale Slade

Kale Slade has written for Movie Vine and Entertainment Vine for four years. Striving to do what he can to aid filmmakers in promoting and crafting their projects, he enjoys lending a hand when he can. He also enjoys horseback riding, photography, writing poetry and novels and spending time in nature, experiencing the beauties of life.
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