Actors on Acting
Actor Matt Damon points out that he’s not typically the first actor approached for the roles he is offered.
Having been acting professionally for over two decades, Amanda Seyfried feels that she has an understanding of her strengths and weaknesses.
Actor Nicolas Cage admits that he doesn’t miss big studio films, comparing it to the creative freedom he enjoys in independent film.
Actor Aubrey Plaza admits that her skills in improv did not always translate to her being good at auditioning.
Actor Jimmy Smits revealed that he wanted to become an actor from an early age after becoming exposed to performing in school.
Cillian Murphy on Playing Silence in ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ and Why He Has a “Love-Hate Relationship” With Backstory
Actor Cillian Murphy points to his experience in theater as training that prepared him for his mostly-silent role in the film.
Ewan McGregor admits that even though he has been acting since the 1990s, he still doubts his abilities before he starts on any project.
Collin Daniel and Brett Greenstein reveal how the series became the biggest casting job of their careers.
Patrick Stewart goes into detail about returning to his role and what’s different about portraying a nearly 100 year-old Picard.
Dave Bautista describes why he’s been able to maintain an acting career that is more interesting than the standard “action hero” path.
Elisabeth Moss spoke about directing episodes of The Handmaids Tale and what it was like working with her co-stars in a different capacity.
Evan Peters on His Mysterious ‘WandaVision’ and ‘Mare of Easttown’ Roles: “What can we reveal without revealing too much?”
Evan Peters also talked about the difficulties of balancing two different television roles in a short period of time.
Brian Cox speaks about his entire career, with a strong focus on his dominating role on Succession.
Actor Jesse Plemons spoke about his more recent roles and the unique circumstances surrounding both of them in those movies.
Amanda Seyfried spoke about the career and explains that she has faced many challenges on her way to that Oscar nomination.
Riz Ahmed nearly quit acting before being cast in his breakthrough role in the 2014 film Nightcrawler because he was not making enough money.
Anthony Mackie says he’s followed a traditional career path as an actor, and feels he is finally enjoying the benefits of that groundwork.
When Gary Oldman worked with director David Fincher on Mank it was a positive thing that they were on the same page.
Rebecca Breeds admits that she didn’t have a handle on Starling’s accent at first because she misunderstood the sides for the audition.