Phil Dunster speaks about how Jamie Tartt was created for him after an unsuccessful audition and how he has grown with the character.
Actors on Acting
Tom Hanks spoke about what he believes is the ideal first job for an actor that, at least for him, set him up for his later success.
Alfred Molina explains why he does not turn work down — and how even bad projects add to his “crazy quilt of experiences.”
Gillian Jacobs on Different Acting Styles and How John Malkovich Helped Her Through a Difficult Scene
Gillian Jacobs highlights a moment working with Academy Award nominated actor John Malkovich, who has a different acting style than she does.
Michael Douglas on how his first starring television role, Streets of San Francisco, forced him to overcome his stage fright.
Joel Kinnaman reveals that the part was pitched to him as Aduba’s “boy toy” and what appealed to him about the role and working with Aduba.
Matthew Rhys and John Lithgow participated speak about reviving the long-running television character for modern audiences.
Bob Odenkirk speaks about portraying the character for over a decade across the two fan-favorite, award-winning series.
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.