Double Dare Movie
Sports Illustrated - Double Dare Under Review 9 May 2005 Lucy Lawless was the biggest, baddest woman on television, yet when Xena: the Warrior Princess needed to flip off her horse to take on male attackers, that feat would fall to a stunt double...
TVGuide.com - Double Dare Review
- The Hollywood Reporter - 27 May 2005 - Independent Lens: Double Dare
- The Boston Herald - 13 May 2005 - Stuntwomen film is `Double' the fun
- Daily News - 22 April 2005 - IT'S A HARD-KNOCK LIFE FOR 'DOUBLE DARE' PAIR.
SFGate.com SINGLE-MINDED Busting gender roles, what a feat! Interview with filmmaker Amanda Micheli about Double Dare.
Serious stunt At Monona Terrace, the thrilling documentary "Double Dare" followed two stuntwomen: one veteran performer who once doubled as Wonder Woman; and the other who's a rising star in the stunt business.
The latter, Zoe Bell, served as stunt double for "Xena: Warrior Princess" throughout the show's successful TV run.
In one scene after battling through a difficult sword fight as Xena, an exhausted Bell dropped into a chair as the show's star, Lucy Lawless, stepped in for a simple glamour closeup.
"That's my acting double," Bell wisecracked. Read More...
Back Stage West - 15 January 2004 - Wonder women: the stuntwomen behind Double Dare face off on the dangerous side of acting.
The Seattle Times - 16 September 2004 Toronto festival: Wine, women, time and space. "Double Dare," from Amanda Micheli, is an entertaining look at stuntwomen in Hollywood, focusing on Jeannie Epper, a now-sixtysomething pioneer who still does stunts, and young Zoe Bell, formerly Lucy Lawless' double on "Xena: Warrior Princess," now trying to find her way in a business that's as dangerous as it is unforgiving.
- Variety Magazine - 8 December 2003 - Double Dare Movie Review
- Tribune News Service - 17 November 2003 - Stuntwomen draw the stars at AFI Fest - Lucy and Renee attend Double Dare Premiere
- The Hollywood Reporter -19 November 2003 has an article on the movie Double Dare
NZ Herald - 5 October 2003
PLENTY of Kiwi stunt grunt New Zealand Herald, NZ
Uma Thurman may look fetching but fierce in the Bruce Lee-tribute yellow tracksuit as she carves up a room of enemies. But it's a New Zealander doing the hard work - Kiwi stuntwoman Zoe Bell was Thurman's stunt double in the film ,which involves many high-flying fight scenes. Bell travelled to Beijing for the movie shoot to work under the Chinese fight-masters, whose credits include The Matrix trilogy and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Previously Lucy Lawless's stunt double in the Xena series with a background in martial arts and gymnastics, Bell suffered for Tarantino's art. Missing a safety mat on a stunt involving a hydraulic boost caused her a dislocated wrist and torn ligaments, meaning her Kill Bill involvement was cut short as she recovered.
- Jane Magazine - April 2003 - a behind the scenes look at the private screening of Double Dare