Tag: guillermo del toro

Corey Stoll on ‘The Strain’ and the Danger of Not Falling into “Melodrama”

Corey Stoll is having a red-hot couple of years. From House of Cards and Ant-Man to the upcoming Black Mass, he’s everywhere. And that’s a good thing because he’s so damn terrific. Adding to the list is The Strain, now in its second season. Stoll stars as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather on the FX hit and he said in a recent conference call that this season has been a bit different. “The material was so different from Season 1 to Season 2 in terms of the types of scenes that I had.” In this interview, Stoll talks about the show and ... Read more

Corey Stoll on How His Wig for ‘The Strain’ Is So Important

One of actor Corey Stoll‘s best-known recent roles was portraying a pitch-perfect Ernest Hemingway in Woody Allen‘s Midnight in Paris with a full head of hair. Of course, those who have seen Stoll in other work probably know that his actual hairline is more Mr. Clean than Papa Hemingway. Viewers of Guillermo del Toro‘s The Strain, the FX series that Stoll stars in, have even pointed out how his thick hairpiece for the show is a bit overboard. In an interview with Vulture, Stoll spoke about his resistance to wearing the rug for the series and how it has since ... Read more

Charlie Day on ‘Pacific Rim’ and Working with Guillermo del Toro: “It’s what I would imagine it was like to work with an Orson Welles or a Hitchcock”

Though Charlie Day is best known for his comedic role on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, he takes a heroic turn as an eccentric scientist in his big-budget summer blockbuster, Pacific Rim.

Idris Elba on ‘Pacific Rim’, Playing Nelson Mandela and How the Days of “Movie Stars” Are Over

Who doesn't like Idris Elba? He's often one of the best parts of any project he's associated with, and Pacific Rim is no different. In the film he stars as the leader of the international robot resistance force.

Ron Perlman on Working with Guillermo del Toro: “I know I’m in the hands of somebody who understands my wheelhouse and understands my approach to everything”

There are plenty of naysayers who seem to think Pacific Rim is some kind of Transformers ripoff, but they must not be paying attention. First of all, Pacific Rim has a lot more in common with Godzilla movies and, more importantly, it is directed by visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.