Natalie Portman: “I think you can’t judge your character when you play her, or else you wouldn’t be able to”
Portman speaks about the challenges with playing the famous First Lady.
"People ask me, 'Why aren’t you sweating?' And I say, 'Because I am making myself effortless.' The physical is key." - Aaron Eckhart
Viola Davis on Returning to ‘Fences’: “It was a chance and an opportunity to fix some things I never got right on stage”
"You know when you’re not getting it right, you know when you’re coasting." - Viola Davis
"When we did the screen tests, there were six of us all in this room waiting to audition. It felt like The Hunger Games." -...
Miles Teller: “Look, it’s tough when you’re a young actor. People aren’t really seeing the career that you’re going to carve out”
"I knew it was time for me to kind of evolve. Look, nobody tells you that. You just have to say now's the time." -...
Amy Adams: “I thought to be an actress you had to make people pay attention to you, and that’s just not my energy”
"I think the more people are concerned with me, the less they can invest in my characters." - Amy Adams
"It’s not about wanting to show I’m versatile. It’s just feeling that excitement of not knowing who a character is but figuring it out and...
"To do your best work with anyone, I think you need to feel safe and comfortable." - Actress Naomie Harris
"Each film and each character is a completely new set of challenges." - Alden Ehrenreich
"Every time I do something, I worry it’s my last job... I think that’s normal though." - Parker Posey
Emily Blunt on ‘The Girl on the Train’: “It is a rarity in Hollywood to have a mainstream film with such a flawed [female] character”
"For me, when you’re doing a high-octane emotional scene, I can’t plan them out, so I don’t rehearse them." - Emily Blunt
Renée Zellweger on Returning to Film After a Six-Year Absence: “I needed to grow as a person in ways that didn’t revolve around my work”
Zellweger talks about what prompted her six-year absence from Hollywood, what's different about playing Jones again, and ageism in Hollywood.
"There aren’t many roles written for someone that looks like me. It’s slim pickings. It’s difficult, but I try and stay on the optimistic side."...
Hanks talks about the intimidating aspects of the role and how he prepared to play the much-heralded pilot.
Viggo Mortensen on the Importance of Actors Working Together: “A movie only works because people adjust to each other”
When it comes to making movies, Mortensen says it can't be a competition on the set.
Hell or High Water star Jeff Bridges is one of the most-respected actors in Hollywood -- mostly because of his laid-back, fun-loving persona.
"I look at aspects of myself that parallel the character, and then I look for role models." - Jeff Bridges
James Caan: “I’m only working when there’s something that comes along where I feel I can take a sense of pride”
"It’s always more interesting to play the villain. I always make the point of saying, ‘You can’t say “F*ck you” nicely,’ so the actions speak...
John Krasinski on his “Lottery-Ticket Life”: “What I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here”
"It's so unbelievably rare to get the opportunity that I did to be on The Office, so what I try to do instead is try...
Daniel Radcliffe on Playing a Neo-Nazi in ‘Imperium’: “It’s still just horrible to say some of this stuff”
Radcliffe reveals how he played such a layered character and what it felt like to say his character's hate-filled dialogue.