Nissan HyperMini stars in "Sleepover" Movie
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DVD Release: Nov 23, 2004
Kallie Flynn Childress
Interview By Gerri Miller
Yancy (Kallie Flynn Childress) drives the getaway car for friends Farrah
(Scout Taylor-Compton), Hannah (Mika Boorem), and Julie (Alexa Vega) in
Sleepover. (Photo: MGM Pictures)
She's new to movies, but Kallie Flynn Childress, 16, has been acting since
she was 4 years old and joined her mother in a play. She got to drive a tiny
green Nissan electric car in Sleepover and wanted to keep it, even after the
four girls spent a long night crammed into it.
Because Kallie had her learner's permit, she got to drive the tiny Nissan
hybrid car used by the girls in the film to whiz around during their
"This little electric car was the cutest thing we had ever seen," said
Kallie. "I want that car so bad! It's this little green plastic-like ball of
metal meant for two passengers. But of course, all four of us have to cram
ourselves into it all night. We were sitting on top one another and laughing
The lack of room almost caused a potential mishap, as Scout's foot got
wedged under the brake during a chase scene and Kallie was unable to stop
the car when "cut!" was called.
Kallie was screaming at me: "You gotta move!" recalled Scout. "My foot had
slipped under the brake and I could not budge it. We were heading for
disaster. That was too exciting!"
Fortunately, she was able to wriggle her foot free.