The Fox Trot

Although she's working hard to stay one step ahead in the entertainment realm, actress and editor-at-large at Jolie Magazine, Vivica A. Fox believes if opportunities knocks -- answer quickly because second chances are slim. 'Devotion to the Motion' as described by Dancing with the Stars judges kept Viva la Diva in the top pick for weeks on the show. Fox heart-to-heart with MF writer Aleatrice Y. Dixson, shows she isn't a novice to the industry and opportunities help pay the bills.

MF: You've been acting for nearly two decades, you've even luanched your own production company, Foxy Brown Productions. What can we look forward to in 2007?

VAF: Foxy Brown Productions was inspired by Pam Grier, she's been an idol of mine since childhood. In conjunction with my manager, business partner and lawyer Lita Richardson, we have produced independent films including Motives and The Salon. Currently we are working on Motives 2, which will go straight to DVD.

MF: Actor Anthony Mackie was quoted as saying "There is never a job Vivica Fox would turn down." Considering that your latest film The Hard Corps seems a little different that your usual fare, what lead you to work with Jean Claude Van Damme?

VAF: I was finishing up the show Missing -- which I produced and starred. I was unavailable to do movies for quite awhile. When this opportunity came, it gave me a chance to do movies again.

MF: The expectation was seemingly higher in this movie due to the fact that Kill Bill showed your fighting side. More action less talk, what happened?

VAF: Others were too. People asked if I was fighting in this movie. It was a different side for people to see as well. She was a professional woman who had an interracial love affair. It was lovely too.


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