Tag: actor interviews

Interview: Michael Kelly on Memorizing Dialogue, Acting Advice and His New Film, ‘All Square’

"I always say to actors, if you don't get something, there's a reason. It's okay. It sucks in the moment. But it'll all work out man." - Michael Kelly

Interview: Jess Weixler on ‘Entanglement’, Juilliard and How Mediation Has Helped Her on Auditions

"When you film out of order, you just don't want to wait for lightning in a bottle for a scene to kind of find its feet." - Jess Weixler on why she works with an Acting Coach

Interview: Shawn Doyle Talks ‘Bellevue’, His First Day On-Set and One Crazy Audition

"The first day is always, 'What the hell am I doing here? Who am I kidding? They're gonna see. They're gonna fire me!'" - Shawn Doyle on Acting Jitters

Interview: Johnathan Fernandez on ‘Lethal Weapon’ and the Self-Taped Audition That Got Him the Role

"I'm learning a ton, and the character is evolving a bunch, and I feel like I learn something new every time I learn a new script." - Johnathan Fernandez on 'Lethal Weapon'

Interview: Anne Winters on ‘Mom and Dad,’ ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ and Selma Blair Audition Stories

"Anytime I get a chance to play something completely different, or do something that's so out of the ordinary, than I take that." - Anne Winters on Choosing Her Roles

Interview: Tamlyn Tomita on ‘The Good Doctor’, Learning From Mistakes and Her Long Career

"No one has a direct pathway or a direct chart as to how to do this. We're all in this haphazardly together." - Tamlyn Tomita

Interview: Johnathon Schaech on ‘Day of the Dead: Bloodline’, Playing a Zombie and His Long Running Career

"Every time I work, I work to create something special and unique and no matter what platform it is, I always try to bring something to it." - Johnathon Schaech

Interview: Odeya Rush on ‘Almost Friends’, How She Prepares for a Role and Her Worst Audition

Rush also spoke about directing her first short, "I loved it. That's my passion, really, writing and directing."

Interview: Mario Van Peebles Talks ‘Superstition’, Acting and His Long Career

"As an actor/director, it's easier to actually direct other actors because you kind of give them what you want to get." - Mario Van Peebles

Interview: Janet Varney on ‘Stan Against Evil’, Shooting Episodes Out of Sequence and Getting Vomited On

"I think Dana said, 'I don't know how I'm going to get you out of this.'" - Janet Varney

Interview: Mekia Cox Talks ‘Chicago Med’, Recurring Roles and Musical Theatre

"You audition, get cast and two days later, you’re in Chicago. That’s kind of how it happened." - Mekia Cox on Her 'Chicago Med' Audition

Interview: Michael Park Talks ‘Dear Evan Hansen’, Audition Nerves and Why He Considers Himself “Fortunate”

"I’m always a little bit nervous but those nerves help inform characters sometimes." - Michael Park on Auditioning

Interview: Serayah on ‘Empire’, Her Character and Her Latest Song

"I’ve been in the shoes of fighting all the no’s and waiting to get the yes and once you get the yes, pressing forward and doing what you can with your opportunity that you got." - Serayah

Interview: Gotham’s Chris Chalk on Playing Lucius Fox, Bad Auditions and Why He Likes Helping Young Actors

"Learn what you are as an artist, what your brand is and what you really want. Instead of letting the industry dictate it for you." - Chris Chalk

Interview: Dan Amboyer Talks ‘Younger’, Auditioning and His Time at Carnegie Mellon University

Amboyer chats about his audition for YOUNGER, playing a new character and his worst audition ever.

Interview: James Wolk on ‘Zoo’ and Green Screen Acting

"Green screen acting sucks, it is so hard to do." - James Wolk

Interview: ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Star Daniela Ruah on This Season’s “Inspired Story Line” and Filming Around Her Pregnancy

Dainela Ruah talks about how the show shot around her pregnancy and the "drastic" change that'll happen to the NCIS team.

Interview: Katharine McPhee and Ari Stidham on ‘Scorpion’ and the Possibility of a Musical Episode

Scorpion stars Katharine McPhee and Ari Stidham, sat down for a quick interview to chat about the show and the possibility of a musical episode

Interview: ‘Ballers’ Star Donovan Carter on His 3-Month Audition and Working with Dwayne Johnson

"A lot of athletes when they’re done playing ball, they just try and figure out, 'What is going to be my next move?'" - 'Ballers' star Donovan Carter