Rockwell talks about getting into character for his role as an incompetent, small-town cop.
"I think that I experience things much more intensely when I'm acting. I get into the work and feel things very deeply, more so than I do in my own life." - Laurie Metcalf
"I view myself as a facilitator more than anything. That’s always been my thinking as an actor. I’m there to facilitate the story and I’m there to facilitate getting the crew home to see their family." - Elizabeth Marvel
"I think that traditionally kids who look a particular way—'cute' and 'all-American' are typical words used to describe what I mean—are encouraged to pursue acting and modeling and it results in a somewhat homogeneous representation of what a kid looks like." - Casting Director Carmen Cuba
“Sometimes when actors don’t get the part, it’s not always about an actor being a bad actor; it’s about connecting to the material.” – Linnea Berthelsen Stranger Things is back on our screens with its second season, something fans have been waiting for ever since season one arrived on Netflix in 2016. Returning to the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, we discover that there’s a lot of strange events still taking place, and also, a year on, a lot of the central characters have grown up. One character who is struggling with her place in all this, is Eleven (Millie ... Read more
Can you even imagine stepping into a role in one of the biggest Broadway hits of all time with barely any time to prepare?
"The important thing for me when I read scripts is how much respect I have for the character and how far I can take her" - Lina Esco
"I’m kind of a workhorse. It takes a toll" - Sam Rockwell
"I went from being a person who was doing moderately successful videos online and working as a moderately successful TV writer and aspiring to do this to having a Golden Globe." - Rachel Bloom
"I come from theater, and that’s my favorite part of doing a play, just rehearsing it." - Lee Pace
Oldman spoke about playing Churchill and avoiding doing impressions as an actor.
"It’s a capricious old game, the world of being an actor. The pitfalls are many, and you have to be tough as old boots to stay at the table." - Pierce Brosnan
"I’d never done an audition like this before. For one, we didn’t get a script. And two, the sides were fake. " - D'Arcy Carden
"In TV, I never wanted my size to be the butt of the joke, or my bigness." - Eric Stonestreet
"As an actor, you should feel like you’re wrestling the material, like it’s using up your energy and your resources." - Domnhall Gleeson
"The character that I play, and the behavior that he exhibits, was kind of all that I was told." - Sonny Valicenti on His Audition
"You very quickly realize there’s a certain iconography and a power to wearing one of these suits." - Griffin Newman
"If you want to figure out where you fit in the acting ecosystem, you look at where you would have fit into the generation that came before you." - John Carroll Lynch
"There was a time when I was a job actor and I didn’t know what I wanted to learn from it – I just wanted to get paid." - Idris Elba
McDormand talks about her unique approach to her career and uses her latest acclaimed role as an example.