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Ewan McGregor on Playing Two Characters on ‘Fargo’: “It’s a great challenge as an actor, and there’s something very satisfying about it”

"...the challenge for me really as an actor was to try and play the two parts without it being a hindrance to the audience." - Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor on Playing Two Roles on ‘Fargo’: “The challenging part is making sure they’re both unique people”

"I felt like I understood them from the writing and I don't make the job very complicated for myself as an actor." - Ewan McGregor on 'Fargo'

Ewan McGregor on Playing Renton Again in ‘T2 Trainspotting’: “It all felt right”

"I feel being Renton again, he was just waiting inside me to come out." - Ewan McGregor

Movie Review: ‘T2: Trainspotting’

Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, and Robert Carlyle are back as the Scottish anti-heroes.

Ewan McGregor Talks Playing Jesus and the Devil in ‘Last Days in the Desert’

"I was just trying to play him like any other role, really. Who do I think he was? Who do I want him to be in this story?" - Ewan McGregor

At 17, Tye Sheridan Already has a Career Many Veteran Actors Would Envy

Tye Sheridan is one fortunate 17-year-old kid. He’s worked with directors Terrence Malick on The Tree of Life, Jeff Nichols in Mud and David Gordon Green in Joe. That’s pretty significant list for someone who kicked off his career with such respected talent. He talked to Indiewire recently about his incredible success in the industry. Sheridan explained to the Indiewire about what he learned from working with Malick. He said, “Well I feel like it was a learning experience for me, and he taught me to just be natural in front of the camera. He didn’t give me a script to read. He ... Read more

Screenplay: ‘August: Osage County’

August: Osage County tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Letts’ play made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run.   Cast Meryl Streep as Violet Weston Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston-Fordham Ewan McGregor as Bill Fordham Chris Cooper as Charles Aiken Abigail Breslin as Jean Fordham Benedict ... Read more

Ewan McGregor To Make His Broadway Debut in Tom Stoppard’s ‘The Real Thing’

Ewan McGregor is going to make his Broadway debut in TOM STOPPARD‘s The Real Thing.  Directed by Sam Gold, the show will begin preview performances on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 and open officially on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).  This is a limited engagement through January 4th, 2015. The Real Thing returns to Broadway in a stirring and sensual new production.  This Tony Award®-winning play by Tom Stoppard (The Coast of Utopia, Arcadia) first seduced audiences in London and New York nearly 30 years ago.  Henry is a playwright not ... Read more

Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts on ‘The Impossible’, Filming a Tsunami and the Acting Exercises They Did During Rehearsal (video)

The Impossible, which comes out December 21st, is the true story of a family caught in the tragedy of the 2004 Thailand tsunami and stars, Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland. Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, the film shows how devasting the disaster was to the country, it's people and in particular, this family.

Ewan McGregor Talks About On-Screen Nudity and His Four-Month Break from Acting

You may not have noticed it, but in his nineteen-year career Ewan McGregor has appeared in 45 films, which is a prolific rate for actors these days.

Ewan McGregor on His ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’ Character and Learning How to Fish

Ewan McGregor plays "Britain's leading fisheries expert," and he explains how he created his persona for the very scientific character.

Ewan McGregor on Filming Sex Scenes: “Sometimes it’s messy, sometimes it’s guilty, sometimes it’s embarrassing, and you’ve got to tap into that”

Ewan McGregor, who plays a chef, and since that job particularly involves the use of the senses he is particularly affected by the troublesome state of the world.

Biography: Ewan McGregor

EWAN MCGREGOR played the starring role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas’ three Star Wars prequels. He recently starred in Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer, with Pierce Brosnan; Amelia, starring Hillary Swank; the thriller Incendiary, with Michelle Williams; The Men Who Stare At Goats, alongside George Clooney; and I Love You, Phillip Morris, opposite Jim Carrey.

3 Clips from Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Haywire’ featuring Gina Carano and Ewan McGregor

Yesterday, we posted the 1st 5 minutes of Steven Soderbergh's Haywire and today, we have 3 clips from the upcoming flick.