Bennett's daughter Virginia Willow, her first child with director Joe Wright , was born on December 31, After signing a three-picture deal with Warner Bros. We had a creek in my backyard. I begged, I struggled, I fought. In what was only her third audition,  Bennett won the role of popstar Cora Corman for her film debut in the romantic comedy Music and Lyrics , with Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore.
Aliyah. Age: 22.
Except there was no good witch
Lilyana. Age: 29.
Maybe I didn't care what people thought because I [thought], 'Well, I probably won't stick around here for too long'. Despite the auspicious debut, Bennett did not break through. It was a good start—I'm grateful for the experience, but I wanted more. I didn't have a long-term plan or goal.