Ruby Sparks actress says few movies offer something new
10 October 2012 Last updated at 10:59 BST
Zoe Kazan says that more original and complex films need to be made in Hollywood.
The actress, 29, wrote and stars in new indie film Ruby Sparks.
The film follows a writer who creates a fictional character who then comes to life.
Kazan also discusses working with Avengers director Joss Whedon on the sci-fi film In Your Eyes.
The actress was speaking to Newsbeat's entertainment reporter Natalie Jamieson.
Ruby Sparks is released in the United Kingdom on 12 October.