Eva Longoria Says ‘I Want to Work with People I Love’ (Exclusive)


Difficult folks needn’t step on set with Eva Longoria!

In an unique interview with PEOPLE on the L’Oréal suite at Hôtel Martinez through the Cannes Film Festival in France, the Desperate Housewives alum, 49, defined why she approaches new tasks by contemplating her circle of associates first.

“I need to work with folks I like,” she says, naming associates and fellow actresses Kerry Washington and Gabrielle Union, with whom she has upcoming tasks.

“Life’s too quick to work with a——-, and I’d a lot somewhat be surrounded by folks I like, and creatives that I respect,” she continues, describing the method through which she decides what to work on subsequent as “reverse engineering.”

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Eva Longoria attends the ‘Emilia Perez’ pink carpet on the 77th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2024.

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The Land of Women star considers who she needs to collaborate with first, after which seeks out tasks that can work finest for everybody concerned.

“It’s the folks and their imaginative and prescient and what they create to it greater than the precise challenge” that can get her on a set, Longoria tells PEOPLE.

She has a listing of administrators and producers she would like to work with sooner or later.

“Édgar Ramírez, I need to work with so unhealthy,” the Searching for Mexico host says, referring to the Emilia Perez actor, whose movie, costarring Selena Gomez and Zoe Saldana, not too long ago premiered at Cannes.

Eva Longoria attends the Chopard Trophy on the 77th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2024.

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Per her inventive course of, Longoria says she’ll “develop tasks round that concept” and finally they’re going to be collaborating collectively on one thing. “Like, ‘Okay, if I need to work with Carmen Maura, what can be a great automobile for that?’ ” she defined.

Longoria has actually been juggling numerous tasks currently. The Flamin’ Hot director not too long ago introduced a Mexican cookbook, will host CNN’s upcoming sequence Searching for Spain and also will seem on the upcoming season of the hit Hulu comedy Only Murders within the Building.


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