Timothy Olyphant spoke about returning to ‘Deadwood’ and, in particular, once again working with creator David Milch.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
Tom Hanks spoke about voicing Woody for what will perhaps be the last time in ‘Toy Story 4’ and how challenging the recording sessions were for the film.
Leonardo DiCaprio on Finding the “Psyche and Confidence” of His Character in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
In order to help DiCaprio portray a journeyman Western actor, Tarantino showed DiCaprio a number of films that featured similar actors from that era.
Reflecting on the supporting roles that he plays, Jimmi Simpson remarks, “A lot of the characters I play are [there] to spike the punch of the story.”
Bryan Cranston talks about his early career challenges and how that prepared him for his future work.
Dave Bautista on His Audition for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and What Casting Director Sarah Finn Told Him
Dave Bautista recounted that the audition for Drax in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ “terrified” him — surprising for the six-foot-six performer.
Jeremy Pope reveals his stage origins and explains what it was like performing in one Broadway show while rehearsing for another.
Alex Brightman talks about Beetlejuice’s distinctive voice as well as the challenge of developing a character familiar to audiences.
Laurie Metcalf explains why she prefers acting on the stage to acting on TV or film.
Christopher Meloni on Deciding to Become an Actor: “There was an art here, and I was very curious about it”
Christopher Meloni explains that though he acted in college and enjoyed it, he didn’t pursue it as a career because he didn’t think of it as a realistic career possibility.
Bill Hader also talks about the “instinctual” aspect of acting, which he credits to his improv training.
Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju spoke about his five-season run on the HBO fantasy series as the wildling Tormund Giantsbane.
Judi Dench on Why She Doesn’t Watch Herself On-Screen and How Theatre Allows the Opportunity to “Correct” a Performance
Like many other screen actors, Judi Dench says that she does not watch her own performances, saying that she is “so allergic to seeing myself.”
Emilia Clarke’s audition for the 2013 period drama ‘Belle’, for the role of Elizabeth, ended up going to another actress.
Rory McCann’s audition for the role already demonstrate that he had his forceful character down pretty much from Day One.
Anthony Carrigan talks NoHo Hank, how the character wasn’t intended to live past the pilot and what action movie star informs his performance.
Game of Thrones creator Martin spoke specifically about the casting of Maisie Williams, who has played Arya Stark on the series since the first season.
Nathalie Emmanuel speaks about how she went from an out-of-work actress to starring on today’s most popular television series.
Robert Pattinson spoke about how his acting technique has changed over the years and how he determines his next roles.
Casting Director Sarah Finn shared a story about a particular Guardians of the Galaxy star who initially wouldn’t audition for the film.