What a completely adorable young guy he is:
"I don't know if it's my mission in life but it is something I feel very connected to; that ability to make people feel, to affect people in a positive way. And I think I always want tdo that. I feel like I always want to do that, even in interactions with human beings that I meet. I always want
to make people feel good. So maybe that's it in a certain way, you know.
Whatever I do, I want to make people happy and affect people in an emotional and powerful way, I think."
If only he knew just how many people he has affected in "an emotional and powerful way".
From this interview:
And one of those people I know is jumping for joy right now - my dear friend in PRAGUE - and this is why:
March 19, 2004
Wood sparks role in WIP's 'Illuminated'
Going from middle-earth to Ukraine, Elijah Wood is set to star in Warner Independent Pictures' "Everything Is Illuminated." Liev Schreiber is making his directorial debut on the feature, which is being produced by Marc Turtletaub and Peter Saraf. Based on Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling novel and adapted by Schreiber, "Illuminated" tells the story of a young American Jewish man (Wood) and his quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazis. A drama with many comedic elements, the movie starts shooting June 14 in PRAGUE. The film is co-financed by Turtletaub and WIP. Wood is shooting Odd Lot's "Hooligans" in London and has "Sin City" next up for Dimension. He also appears in Focus Features' "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," which opens today. Wood is repped by WMA and attorney Craig Emanuel. (Borys Kit
I really hope she gets to meet him.
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