Tag: getting into character

Stanley Tucci on Film Actors Doing Television Roles and Finding Jack Warner

"You’re a film actor, you’re a TV actor. To me, you’re an actor. Just act." - Stanley Tucci

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.

How Does Mahershala Ali Get Into Character?

One way Mahershala Ali - especially while working on multiple projects at once -is that he makes music playlists for each individual character

How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Developed his ‘Snowden’ Voice

"You're playing someone that everybody in the world has seen before. It's a little different than playing a fictitious character." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Jonah Hill Talks ‘War Dogs’ and Getting into Character by Listening to Music

"When I started taking acting classes, it was the first time teachers were like, 'You’re good and you should keep doing this.'" - Jonah Hill

Forest Whitaker on Making His Broadway Debut in ‘Hughie’: “His rhythms are starting to invade inside of me”

"I want to get better as an actor, to keep trying to work harder, trying to discover something different" - Forest Whitaker

Daniel Radcliffe Talks ‘Horns’, Getting into Character with Music and More! (video)

San Diego Comic-Con: Daniel Radcliffe has a new film, Horns, coming out this October and to rev up the promotion, he and writer Joe Hill and director Alexandre Aja had a press conference at this weekend’s Comic Con. Horns is about a young man named Ig Perrish (Radcliffe) who becomes a suspect for the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). Waking up hungover, he finds horns starting to grow from his head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses, which helps in ... Read more

Josh Hartnett on His Return to Television: “It’s been a learning experience”

The main problem with being considered a teen heartthrob actor is that the hearts of millions of teenagers stop throbbing at some point. In the early 2000s, Josh Hartnett was best known for playing the good looking guy in movies like The Virgin Suicides, Pearl Harbor, O, and 40 Days and 40 Nights. Although he also starred in critically acclaimed movies for maturer audiences like Black Hawk Down and Sin City, Hartnett’s profile has fallen as his days of being featured on teen magazine covers have passed. However, that doesn’t mean Hartnett hasn’t been working. Like many actors whose film ... Read more

Sutton Foster on Auditioning, Getting Into Character and Singing for 8 Shows a Week

Sutton Foster, who is currently on tour doing a one-woman show, was at Northwestern University recently for a talk with its theater students where she answered questions on all things musical theater.