Confiding she would love to have a career as long and varied as Nicole Kidman's, Trachtenberg said she thinks an actress's ability to play different parts dictates how long she works.
"After I did 'Buffy,' I got a lot of (offers to play) that book-wormy, smart-allecky character and I was like: 'Nope. That's not it!'" she told UPI. "That's why I did 'EuroTrip.' A lot of people were, like, 'I can't believe she did a racy teen comedy!' Well, that was the point. Breaking out."
"I had been meaning to do a movie with Disney about girls being empowered in a really cool, girl-centered story for a while," she said. "And they came to me with a story about ice skating, so I was like: 'I'll try my hand at ice-skating. How hard could it be?' Little did I know."