Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 27 November 2014

Patton: Baby is 'good luck charm'

Paula Patton reckon sher young son has been her good luck charm
Paula Patton reckon sher young son has been her good luck charm

Paula Patton has described her baby son as a "good luck charm" - because he scored her a lead role in Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.

The Precious star won the part in the fourth instalment five months after giving birth to one-year-old Julian Fuego, her first child with husband and Grammy-winning singer Robin Thicke.

"I was pregnant during the whole awards season of Precious and then I gave birth to my son. Five months later I got the role - so he's been my good luck charm, my little boy," she said.

The 36-year-old actress has been a fan of the Mission: Impossible movies since the first one, so winning the role of field agent Jane Carter opposite Tom Cruise and Jeremy Renner has been a "dream come true".

Paula confessed that she even thought her agents were pulling her leg when they asked her to audition for the blockbuster franchise.

"I just said, 'Ugh, please! Don't waste my time'," she laughed.

"Never in my wildest imagination did I think I'd be in Mission: Impossible. I was blown away. It's been a dream come true. This has been an incredible ride."

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol is in cinemas now.

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Expressing your creative side is strongly advised. Take this opportunity to write, paint or play music. Relatives may not appreciate your work, but that doesn't matter. The important thing is to satisfy your own taste. People who are daring and experimental will appreciate your efforts. Don't be surprised if you're given a chance to showcase your work in a magazine, boutique or gallery. Fame and acclaim can be yours, so long as you're willing to follow your instincts.More