Category: Film

Sam Rockwell on Typecasting and One of His Worst Auditions

"I’m kind of a workhorse. It takes a toll" - Sam Rockwell

Gary Oldman on His ‘The Darkest Hour’ Performance and His Acting Heroes

Oldman spoke about playing Churchill and avoiding doing impressions as an actor.

Domhnall Gleeson on Acting: “I think the key is not to be comfortable”

"As an actor, you should feel like you’re wrestling the material, like it’s using up your energy and your resources." - Domnhall Gleeson

John Carroll Lynch: “I seem to be asked to play complicated people. I bring a certain level of menace”

"If you want to figure out where you fit in the acting ecosystem, you look at where you would have fit into the generation that came before you." - John Carroll Lynch

Why Idris Elba Believes His “best performance is yet to come”

"There was a time when I was a job actor and I didn’t know what I wanted to learn from it – I just wanted to get paid." - Idris Elba

Frances McDormand on “Being the Other” Actress

McDormand talks about her unique approach to her career and uses her latest acclaimed role as an example.

Willem Dafoe on Choosing Projects and Why He Doesn’t Do Television

Dafoe spoke about why he seeks out unique projects... and why that doesn't include television work

Idris Elba on Acting in Aaron Sorkin’s Directorial Debut: “I winged that performance, if I’m honest”

Elba makes two surprising admissions about his lack of readiness for the role and his belief that he wouldn't be on Sorkin's radar.

Dylan O’Brien on His ‘Maze Runner’ Injury and Working with Michael Keaton on ‘American Assassin’

"Getting to play a character over a lengthy period of time is always a pleasure, especially if you like the character." - Dylan O'Brien

Michael Keaton on Choosing Roles: “If you overthink the money part, you tend to mess it up”

Keaton explains why material is so much more important to him than money.

Bill Skarsgard on Playing Pennywise in ‘It’: “It was by far the most exhausting character I’ve ever done, physically and mentally”

"I was equally as excited as I was terrified when I booked the job, because now these people expected me to pull it off." - Bill Skarsgard

Dave Bautista on Shooting the Low-Budget Film, ‘Bushwick’

Bautista spoke about why he took the role even though he didn't initially like the script and what he brought to the character.

Andy Serkis on Performance Capture: “You can’t be vain and do this”

"Acting is acting at the end of the day, but playing these kinds of characters, there's an element of being fearless to play them." - Andy Serkis

Oscar Isaac on How He Prepared for ‘The Promise’

"You allow yourself to let go of the responsibility of having to hit anything." - Oscar Isaac on Acting

Dennis Quaid on Discovering Acting and His Early Career

"I discovered that acting was really a study of human behavior; what made people tick. And that fascinated me, and still fascinates me." - Dennis Quaid

Chris Pratt on His Failed ‘Superman Returns’ Audition: “It just goes to show that it’s all divinely planned”

The old adage that things have a way of working out for the best still applies to some of the most popular actors on the planet, too.

Karen Gillan on Her ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Character and Her Expanded Role in the Sequel

"That was something that I thought, I can grab onto that. I can run with that." - Karen Gillan on Her 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Audition

What Are the Two Things That Emma Watson Looks For When Choosing a Role?

"People sometimes talk about me as being a brand, having a strategy and whatever else. I wish." - Emma Watson

Dave Bautista on the “Challenge” of Becoming an Actor

"that’s what I left wrestling to do, was act." - Dave Bautista

Second Guessing Yourself as an Actor? Brie Larson Does It Too

"I guess the truth is, for me, no matter what recognition I get, I think I am always going to question myself." - Brie Larson