“I think who we are as actors, we can’t have an objective perspective. When you’re directed by someone who is incredible, they have the ability to see it and explain it and bring you to it.”
Casey Affleck on Finding a Character: “It’s such an internal and complicated and still mysterious process”
“The fun part for me is endlessly talking about why does he do this, or why does he do that, or why doesn’t he? I really get into that.” – Casey Affleck on Rehearsing
Jesse Eisenberg: “I’m happiest rehearsing a play—I wish we didn’t then have to show it to an audience”
Jesse Eisenberg got his inspiration for acting from a clown—who just happened to be his mom. She worked as a professional clown at children’s parties when Eisenberg was growing up in Queens.