Norton tends to be a reserved person in interviews, so it's actually very rare to hear him speak about his career at length as he does in this video.
The actors go into all aspects of the their performances in Birdman and also features some hilarious interplay between Keaton and Norton, just like in the film.
"I never wanted to do anything else, from 7 on. It wasn't a flight of fancy." - Emma Stone
Here's the screenplay to 'Birdman'
Here are a handful of videos from last night’s SAG Awards press room where the winners have just been awarded their Actor statue and are ushered backstage to a flurry or reporters vying to get their questions answered. You can tell most are still a bit dazed that they won so watching these videos is always fun. Check out Julianne Moore, Uza Aduba, William H. Macy, the casts of Downtown Abbey and Birdman, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne and Viola Davis below! And don’t miss all of the awards speeches! Julianne Moore, Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A ... Read more
One of the best stories this Oscar season is the comeback of Michael Keaton. His stunning turn in Birdman not only had audiences cheering, it also had award show voters taking notice. He spoke about the excitement to The Wall Street Journal. “Yeah it is. You get recognized. It’s not as important as trying to cure Ebola or anything like that. I’m not being funny, I’m being dead serious,” he says. “But relatively speaking, it’s important – but more than anything, I’m thankful and I’m grateful.” Playing the role of Riggan Thomson, a formerly successful actor trying to kickstart his ... Read more
Though Michael Keaton has denied that Birdman is a semi-autobiographical role, it’s hard not to see parallels between Keaton’s character Riggan Thomson in Birdman and his actual career. In this career retrospective interview with DP/30, Keaton covers all the ground that he covered on the way to stardom, including his early career as a stand-up comic (and why he preferred that to doing theater), why he decided not to star in Batman Forever, and why working with Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu was such a thrill (plus, for some reason the latter half of the interview has a siren blaring ... Read more
Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu narrates a scene from Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance that features stars Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. The film is wonderful and if it’s playing in your town, definitely check it out!
When director Alejandro González Iñárritu announced that Michael Keaton would star in his film Birdman about a former superhero actor attempting to revive his career with a Broadway play, many assumed that it would be a self-parody of Keaton’s career. After all, Keaton starred as the title character in 1989’s Batman and 1992’s Batman Returns. However, Birdman goes so beyond that self-parody concept that it actually has very little to do with Keaton’s past work as Batman. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Keaton explains why he actually doesn’t relate to his Birdman character, comments on the difficult shooting ... Read more
Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) — famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts Director: Alejandro G. Narritu