"She definitely chased it," Howard told Elle about Ryder's role in "The Dilemma." "She was really willing to come in and read with Vince, to see what it all felt like. And it was great when somebody of her stature volunteers that sort of thing. We pretty much cast her on the spot."
"She's definitely doing it smartly by focusing on roles that show she can act," Powers said, "so people remember her as an actress rather than someone who got arrested for shoplifting in 2001."