Oscar Nominations: 10 Things To Know About Sally Hawkins
1. Guillermo del Toro wrote the lead role of The Shape of Water with Hawkins in mind.
Del Toro was a huge fan of Hawkins before the casting of “The Shape of Water”. In a recent interview, he recalls meeting Hawkins for the first time, and told her: “I’m writing a movie for you where you fall in love with a fish-man!”