Huffman Reveals Real-Life Identity Crisis
November 7, 2005
"Desperate Housewives" mania took over Hollywood Sunday night. While 23 million fans watched the naughty neighbors on Wisteria Lane, the stars stepped out together for the American Film Institute's premiere of Felicity Huffman's new movie, "Transamerica."
Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria and a newly-single Nicollette Sheridan were there, marking Sheridan's first big night out since splitting from fiancÚ Niklas Soderblom. However, the sexy star did get a kiss from co-star James Denton and kind words from Hatcher.
"We're here to support each other," Hatcher insisted. "Relationships are hard for everybody, so you just have to give people a break."
Meanwhile, "Desperate" diva Huffman broke new ground in "Transamerica," in which she plays a woman who used to be a man.
"Being a woman playing a man becoming a woman was unique," Huffman admitted. "I walked into a woman's room and went, 'I'm not supposed to be here. Yes, I am. No, I'm not.' I couldn't remember what gender I had."
The highly-acclaimed movie, produced by Huffman's actor-husband William H. Macy, is already generating strong Oscar buzz, and Hatcher said she's placing her money that Huffman will walk away with an award come Oscar night.
"Yes, of course she can," Hatcher said. "She deserves it too. That would be insane. That would be great."
Catch Huffman's remarkable performance in "Transamerica" when it opens nationwide next month.