You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And if you're an actor, you definitely don't show up late to a meeting with Steven Spielberg.
You’d think that for someone whose screen credits didn’t extend beyond bit parts on the Disney Channel and who had recently played a tree on stage, a simple “You got the role!” would’ve sufficed, but for young British actor Jeremy Irvine, Steven Spielberg informed him he’d been cast in upcoming drama War Horse in a more creative fashion.
The film stars newcomer Jeremy Irvine (this is his first big acting role), Emily Watson, David Thewlis and Tom Hiddleston.
In theaters: December 25th, 2011
The Book of Mormon and Anything Goes won 5 awards last night at the 2011 Drama Desk Awards; Mormon for Outstanding Musical and Anything Goes for Outstanding Revival of a Musical.
"He offered me the part right there and then! Let me tell you, this never happens. Never. An official offer usually comes in weeks later. I had to ask him to repeat it."