Anna Paquin uses a cane on the red carpet, has health and mobility problems


Anna Paquin hit a red carpet for the first time in more than a year to promote her latest film, “A Bit of Light,” directed by her husband and “True Bood” co-star Stephen Moyer. The Oscar winner used a cane at the event to help her walk and revealed to the people who is spending a “difficult” two years dealing with an undisclosed health issue that left her with mobility issues.

“It hasn’t been easy,” Paquin told the publication about needing a walking cane.

Paquin also told People that her health issue caused her some difficulties with her speech. A source added that Paquin is expected to make a full recovery. The details of the actor’s health problem have not been revealed.

In her new film “A Bit of Light,” Paquin plays a down-on-her-luck mother who is forced to move in with her father (Ray Winstone) after losing custody of her children to her ex-husband and her new husband. couple. The supporting cast includes Youssef Kerkour, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Luca Hogan.

“My first love was independent film,” Paquin said. “That’s how I got into the film industry. “I was working with people who were interested in telling stories and telling them with integrity and truth.”

Paquin added that her husband Moyer is “my favorite person to play” and that she only agreed to star in the film because she thinks he is a good director, adding: “I’m not sentimental when it comes to work.”

“A Bit of Light” opens in theaters on Friday, April 5 from Quiver.

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