Naomi Watts is an actress doesn’t shy away from challenging roles. Her latest performance epitomises that fact, in real-time thriller The Desperate Hour, a role that is exhausting both physically and mentally. We had the pleasure of speaking to Watts to mark the film’s release, as she talks about her process, and what it is about roles of this nature that appeal to her so greatly.

Watch the full interview with Naomi Watts here:


A mother mourning the loss of her husband lives with her teenage son in a small town. As she’s on a jog in the woods, she finds her town thrown into chaos as a shooting takes place at her son’s school.

The Desperate Hour is available on Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW in the UK and in US Theaters, on Digital, and On Demand now.