Rachel Weisz spoke about her career at length, including her roles on both screen and stage.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
Edie Falco discusses how she prepares for a role and how sometimes the process takes you to unexpected places… quite literally!
Bill Nighy reflects on something he still has a lot of trouble doing even in a career that has spanned six decades: watching himself perform on screen.
Edward Norton revealed that his breakthrough role in the 1996 film Primal Fear came about from reaching out to Casting Director Deborah Aquila via a fax.
Eddie Murphy recalls how his audition went for Saturday Night Live — which, incidentally, was the only audition in his entire career.
Rafe Spall spoke about the pride he has for acting on the stage and the early influence his father, actor Timothy Spall, had on his career.
Robert Carlyle on the lengths he went to in order to get into past characters and how he has since learned it isn’t entirely necessary to be as “method-y.”
‘Bombshell’ Star Charlize Theron on How She Portrayed Megyn Kelly and Why She “Can’t Do the Method Thing”
Charlize Theron spoke about how she portrayed Megyn Kelly in Bombshell and why she doesn’t consider herself a Method actress.
Patrick Stewart reflected on the connection he has Picard and the challenges he had in his career after his first Star Trek series ended.
Saoirse Ronan on how her comfort level with acting has changed over the years and why she thinks of her performances in a similar way to approaching music
Alan Alda sat for a career-overview conversation. Although much of the hour-long conversation naturally focused on M*A*S*H, Alda goes in depth about his other work as well.
Eddie Murphy on how some aspects of acting make him uncomfortable and explains why drawing from his personal life is too painful.
Jesse Plemons reveals that he discovered the character as he grew into the role because he wasn’t given much to start with from creator Vince Gilligan.
Olivia Colman spoke about her early years before becoming an actress and what set her on the path to success.
Mandy Patinkin points out that it’s still in your best interests to handle as much of the work as you can as you concentrate on your craft.
Mary-Louise Parker also points out that while she may not always feel like greeting fans at the stage door, she feels that she owes it to the audience
Christian Bale says that he knows that while he didn’t necessarily act like Miles might’ve in certain situations, he felt it fit the character.
Chadwick Boseman speaks about research he did for ’21 Bridges’ and why he feels it’s “refreshing” to play a character outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Robert Pattinson explains why he enjoys offbeat roles and what he associates Method acting with.
‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Star Jonathan Majors on Training and His Audition for the Film
Jonathan Majors spoke about landing the role and how he has always worked on projects he has been passionate about.