“The most important thing when playing the character was to just get rid of a whole section of feelings that I have as a human being” – Actor Owen Teale
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For most actors, becoming a character is a fully immersive experience and as one group…
Between the early buzz on Trumbo and the excitement over the announcement that HBO is doing an adaptation of Broadway’s All The Way, Bryan Cranston doesn’t need to worry about his Breaking Bad fame fading anytime soon.
“Having to put yourself in that place is tough. To sit in that emotional space, especially when you’re doing it day after day.” – Caitriona Balfe
If you ever get a chance to talk with Matthew Lillard, I highly recommend it.…
Actors often have trouble committing to projects that might take several months of their time.…
12 Years A Slave is excellent and Chiwetel Ejiofor is fantastic as Solomon Northrup, the…
Interview: Kim Coates on ‘Sons of Anarchy’, Filming a Scene 38 Times and Preparing for Emotional Scenes (video)
Kim also talks about saying ‘no’ to a scene that Kurt Sutter wanted him to do
Interview: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Director Paris Barclay on Filming Emotional Scenes and Why ‘Glee’ is Harder to Direct than ‘Sons’ (video)
Paris talks also talks about his working relationship with Kurt Sutter!
Kiernan Shipka, who plays Sally Draper on AMC’s Mad Men, wants you to know she’s nothing like her character. For instance, she doesn’t roll her eyes nearly as much.
David Morse on Theater: “It’s totally pretend, but we give ourselves over to it in such an emotional way”
David Morse is an actor who has had a long career in film, television, and theater for over thirty years and has never seemed to take a break. He has returned to the stage in New York in The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin at the Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theatre.
In Disconnect, the usually very funny Jason Bateman plays a career obsessed lawyer who is unaware that his son is being cyber bullied.
Matthew Fox on Playing the Heavy in ‘Alex Cross’: “It takes me a little while for the emotional stuff to bleed out”
Matthew Fox was busy filing two movies simultaneously early this year—World War Z and Alex Cross. Despite the horrible scheduling conflicts, he said in order to work on projects that excited him, it was definitely worth it.
Bruce Willis: “Why you go to the movies is the same reason that we like to make movies: It’s all about human emotion”
In Looper, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is only pretending to play the younger version of Bruce Willis, with Willis traveling back in time to confront his “younger self.” But if Willis could really go back in time, would he do anything differently?
A new study shows that actors are more likely to struggle with dealing with past traumas, and that they might find it harder to resolve emotional difficulties.
Actress Condola Rashad, the daughter of The Cosby’s Phylicia Rashad and broadcaster Ahmad Rashad, is garnering rave reviews for her recent work in the soap opera Broadway musical Stick Fly.
Woody Harrelson: “A drama has all these modes of emotionality that I spend my life working to avoid”
Despite being the second heavy drama for Harrelson, he admits that his true passion is for comedies, which he feels more natural about.
Penn revealed that he found Malick’s script to be superior to the finished movie.
Javier Bardem: “When you are portraying somebody that has a very specific emotional weight, you feel like you’re really starting to abandon your own body and go to someplace else”
“When you are portraying somebody that has a very specific emotional weight, you feel like you’re really starting to abandon your own body and go to someplace else. And then when you come back to yourself, people that know you well, they ask, ‘Why did you say that?’ or ‘Why are you doing this?’ or ‘Why are you behaving this way?’ But you don’t realize. Because it’s so unconscious, you don’t have control over it,” he said.
As actors, the conduit through which we tell stories and express is through feeling.