Tag: jason schwartzman

Interview: Adam Scott Talks ‘The Overnight’, Improvising and His First Acting Role

“For me, it really helps just keeping it new and fresh. And you discover great bits improvising.” – Adam Scott   If you’re a fan of smaller films that are interesting, funny and all about the acting, then The Overnight is right up your alley. Written and directed by Patrick Brice, the film stars Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling as a pair of 30-somethings who have just moved to Los Angeles with their young son. Looking to make new friends, they accept an offer from Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) and Charlotte (Judith Godrèche) to join them for family pizza night. Everything ... Read more

Jason Schwartzman on Not Being Afraid to Fail as an Actor and Dustin Hoffman’s Acting Advice

During a recent Reddit AMA chat with Jason Schwartzman to promote his new film Listen Up Philip, Schwartzman was asked about his experience working on I <3 Huckabees. He went on to recall his pride about working with director David O. Russell, but also advice he received from Dustin Hoffman on set. “Every day on that movie was an incredible experience and a dream come true, every day! It was HARD, in the best way possible, because David O. Russell asks of everyone to bring everything they have to work each day, and when you get there, you are not ... Read more

SXSW Review: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

I hope Anderson adds Fiennes to his growing list of actors who he works with because this collaboration is well worth seeing again and again.

Jason Schwartzman on Landing his ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Role and What Happens When Emma Thompson Gets Mad at You

Jason Schwartzman‘s career has been mostly defined by his regular roles in Wes Anderson‘s films, so in a sense it’s almost odd to see him pop up in a film as commercial as Saving Mr. Banks, which is about the behind-the-scenes struggles during the making of the Disney classic Mary Poppins. Schwartzman plays Richard Sherman, one half of the songwriting brothers who wrote many classic Disney music (brother Robert is portrayed by B.J. Novak).  Schwartzman told Moviefone how he got picked for the role in the film and a trick that his co-star, Emma Thompson, pulled on him that actually ... Read more

B.J. Novak on ‘Saving Mr. Banks’: “There was just this real awe of being part of this elegant production”

Many pegged B.J. Novak as being set for movie stardom by many after he landed a significant role in Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds, but between working on The Office as an actor, producer, writer, and director he was a bit busy to chase Hollywood stardom.  Now that The Office has ended, Novak has his first significant post-Office movie role in Saving Mr. Banks, which is about the making of Mary Poppins.  Novak stars as Robert Sherman, one half of the real-life songwriting brothers who wrote so many classics for Disney and other studios (his brother, Richard, is portrayed by Jason Schwartzman).  ... Read more

Jason Schwartzman: “In order to work, you have to be unafraid to be terrible”

Jason Schwartzman is back on the big screen with another of Director Wes Anderson's films, Moonrise Kingdom. The film has had rave reviews and even though Schwartzman is only in it for about 10 minutes, he does leave his mark on the film.

Biography: Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman made his motion picture acting debut for Wes Anderson, starring as Max Fischer in the acclaimed comedy Rushmore, opposite Bill Murray.

Jason Schwartzman on ‘The Fantastic Mr. Fox’: “Its the best movie I’ve ever been a part of”

In this exclusive interview, he talks about playing a 12 year old fox, working with Bill Murray, George Clooney and Meryl Streep and his favorite scene in the film.