In this short video posted on The Atlantic, Carlson talks about his years working to try and get his clients wor
"I never expected to be as fortunate as I’ve been and I’ve been able to play all kinds of roles." - Bill Nighy
Charlie Hunnam on How Shooting ‘The Lost City of Z’ on Location Made it Easier to Get into Character
Hunnam also talks about working with Robert Pattinson and how his dreams of becoming a filmmaker shifted into his acting career.
Oyelowo explains how he approached a key scene where he had to give a speech defending his character to his people.
"I see some people that have talent and something to offer but they get in their own fucking way sometimes." - Michael Shannon
Bobby Cannavale on the Physical Challenge of ‘The Hairy Ape’ and the Advice Bruce Springsteen Gave Him
"I get to the theater two hours early and run the play in my head, because it’s a lot of words and it takes me...
Alexander Skarsgard on ‘Big Little Lies’: “It was very primal in a way and some of the toughest scenes I’ve ever had to shoot”
Skarsgard talks how difficult it was to film the abuse scenes and why it is so important that he gained the trust of his co-star
I create a workbook by which I go through and write down everything every other character says about my character, what I say about myself...
Michelle Pfeiffer: “I’ve always had this feeling that one day they’re going to find out that I’m really a fraud”
"I still work pretty instinctually—it's a little bit like hearing the rhythm of the character in your head." - Michelle Pfeiffer
"I think in some ways the image I presented of myself throughout the years has caused people to have a hard time casting me" -...
Cillian Murphy: “You have to learn your craft, learn your trade – and also you have to live a life and experience things”
Murphy admits that despite his long list of credits he does not yet feel like an actor
"Even though you're on a giant movie with a huge budget and strange costumes, you're still on a hunt for the truth of the character..."...
"There’s so much to nonverbal communication that I have yet to really understand as an actor" - Woody Harrelson
Joe Morton on Opportunities for Minority Actors: “It’s harder to break into the film world, whereas television has now changed its parameters”
"Television has decided that it will actually try to, as much as possible, make the world that it creates look like what the world actually...
Dern reveals that she is simply following the advice given to her by her actor parents, Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, decades ago.
"I don’t like to repeat myself. I try to always be original in my work." - Giancarlo Esposito
"My favorite actors are like artists" - Jake Gyllenhaal
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Star Luke Evans: “If there’s one thing I’m comfortable doing in this life it’s singing”
What fans might not be aware of, is that Evans started out in theater, and didn't land his first film role until he hit 30.
"I feel being Renton again, he was just waiting inside me to come out." - Ewan McGregor
"When people ask me, ‘What was your big break?’ I say it was going to Julliard." - Laura Linney