But the support she received from Ono helped her get through the shoot and ignore those who criticized her for agreeing to star in a film that humanizes Chapman.
She says, "It's a very touchy subject and no one wanted me to do the movie because John Lennon is a legend. I was actually nervous going into it because I did get death threats.
"I actually sat down with Yoko Ono a couple of times to talk to her about it because I wanted to get the 'OK' from her... She was so sweet.
"She gave me the confidence I needed. The things that she's done are wonderful."
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