Other teen stars may hit the town in micro-minis or even sans pants, but there was the adorably gawky girl from “Little Miss Sunshine,” looking slinky in a floor-length gown of alternating sheer and metallic panels as she promoted her new film, “August: Osage County.” You’ve come a long way, baby. ’ ” says Breslin of the man who directed her 12 years ago in “Signs.” “I was like, ‘Abby, Abigail Breslin.’ And he was just completely shocked, like ‘What the hell?
So much so that even her former co-workers don’t always recognize her. Night Shyamalan at the Soho House in LA when I was filming last year. ’ ” Over the years, Breslin has rubbed elbows with some pretty big players: Harrison Ford (“Ender’s Game”), Helen Mirren (“Raising Helen”), Bill Murray (“Zombieland”), Halle Berry (“The Call”).
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The pair was truly a product of the digital age, having met thanks to Twitter.
’ ” the 17-year-old actress tells The Post, laughing. Every time they see me, they always say, ‘Oh my God, you’re all grown up!
’ ” Still, she sure does look mature, as her red carpet appearance this week proved.
She has two older brothers, Ryan, 28, and Spencer, 21, the younger of whom started acting before Abigail did, when he was discovered on a city playground and ended up in movies such as “Disney’s The Kid” and “Meet the Parents.” Abigail’s break came at age 5, when Spencer’s agent needed a little girl to go in for a part in “Signs.” Breslin booked that role, but says she now has “no recollection” of filming it.
But it was playing subversive beauty pageant contestant Olive Hoover in 2006’s “Little Miss Sunshine” at the age of 10 that made her a household name.
“[Streep’s] kind of known as being the greatest actress of all time, so it’s really intimidating to go into a table read with her and say your lines,” gushes Breslin, sitting on a couch in a suite at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Draped in a long maroon dress with bad girl boots and a biker jacket, she’s clutching the oversize pillow in her lap.
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