‘Ant-Man’ Director Peyton Reed’s Advice to Actors

Ant-Man Director Peyton Reed's Advice to Actors

The director of Ant-Man, Peyton Reed, was recently asked on Quora to give some advice to upcoming actors.

As you can see below, it’s nothing groundbreaking but it’s still great advice. And whenever someone of his caliber and stature in the industry gives his tips, it always seems to make a bigger impact.

He writes: “My best advice for upcoming actors is to find as many opportunities as you can to act. Whether it’s theater, student films or whatever– get on-camera experience. Remember that in the field, rejection is the norm and you have to stick with it and persevere.”

Read Peyton Reed's answer to What advice would you give to upcoming actors? on Quora

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