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Laura Dern: I ‘100 percent’ saw parts of my own past in ‘The Tale’

Academy Award-nominated actress Laura Dern stars as a woman uncovering the long-suppressed truth about her abuse as a child in the new HBO movie “The Tale.” She tells Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist that the role forced her to reconsider her own past. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Dern also talks about being raised by actors who wanted her to pursue a career outside of Hollywood, and she jokes that she has big hopes for the newest cast member of “Big Little Lies,” Meryl Streep.

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