Anna Faris revealed, actually she shocked many of her fans in an interview published in 'The New Zealand Herald' that even though she is now comfortable working in the comedy 'Mom' in which she is receiving rave reviews she was not always comfortable making people laugh as a comedic actress.
Earlier in her career she was haunted by the desire to prove herself as a dramatic actress and it resulted in her making some career changes that had a negative impact on the direction of her career until she went back to comedy with her starring role in Mom.
It is ironic that her portrayal of a recovering drug addict and alcoholic in the comedy-drama 'Mom' is now attracting the attention of entertainment observers and filmmakers, notably casting agents, producers and directors as a potential leading lady candidate in a dramatic movie.
As the star of the comedy television series 'Mom' she has dealt with challenging storylines revolving around issues such as alcoholism, teenage pregnancy, cancer, homelessness, domestic violence and death which have provided her the opportunity to showcase some of her impressive dramatic acting range.
Entertainment observers and some filmmakers are now talking about how 2015 could be a very interesting year for the ex-'Scary Movie 4' actress thanks to her superb 'Mom' performance which has enhanced her reputation as a comedic superstar and potential dramatic supporting or lead actress.
The 'House Bunny' star is an example of how sometimes career desires can come back 'full circle' in the strangest of ways as illustrated by her return to her the comedy genre that brought her fame which allowed her to show viewers some of her extensive dramatic acting range.
Anna Faris, an actress who is proof that great acting can result in surprising and positive outcomes such as her becoming a dramatic actress consideration thanks to her outstanding performances as a comedic actress in her hit show 'Mom'.