There’s this sort of very vulnerable look about her like her sanity is hanging by a thread. Her eyes have this sort of desperation in them. On the flip side, she was in some movie and played a total badass giving her the needed skill to play a ruthless, badass mother and ex-superhero instead of a damsel in distress
Mary, Canada, 715, Queer: moderately firm grunge, Game of Thrones, Marina and the Diamonds, all things Joss Whedon, Jessica Chastain, The Sandman, Community, Hannibal, Spartacus, and me making dickish comments on pretty much everything. Oh and Tom Hardy. There's a lot of him in here too.
I also did a Sandman Casting a while back which you should check out