Winston Duke spoke about the decisions that led him to a successful acting career, including his choice to attend graduate school.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
Idris Elba on directing the film, Yardie, and what he’s learned from other directors.
Aidy Bryant on Performing on ‘SNL’: “You really are tracking things on, like, four different levels”
Aidy Bryant also talks about one aspect of Saturday Night Live that viewers may not know about and that the cast members must contend with.
Chloe Grace Moretz reveals why she took a lengthy break from acting because she reevaluated where she wanted to be in her career.
J.K. Simmons talks about his role selection process and why he thinks he was able to transition from stage roles to film and television roles.
Brie Larson looks back on her career, her Oscar win, and reflects on how her Captain Marvel character has influenced her mindset.
Bill Nighy on what he learned from the many acclaimed playwrights he has worked with, including the importance of being funny.
Richard E. Grant on Melissa McCarthy and the Actor That Influenced His Character in ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’
Richard E. Grant talks about who he based his character on and how his initial expectations of his co-star Melissa McCarthy proved to be very wrong.
Glenn Close talks about the importance of close-ups in acting on film and revealed that she feels more herself acting on stage.
Emma Stone and Nicholas Hoult talk about their strange auditions for the film, ‘The Favourite’
J.K. Simmons talks about the challenges he faces as an actor and how, even after all these years on screen, there are still questions that he can’t answer.
Tyler Labine on Playing Both Comedy and Drama: “In order to know what’s funny, you need to know what’s not funny”
Tyler Labine speaks about the variety of roles in his career and what he has learned from acting in so many different types of projects.
Kiki Layne, an unknown actress before appearing in the film, spoke about her audition and just how close she was to quitting the business before landing the part of a lifetime.
Tina Fey on Casting Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’: “Kids grow up learning to sing and dance, but it’s tough to teach someone how to be funny”
Tina Fey talks about the casting process for the Broadway musical, Mean Girls, and what she looked for in the Tony and Drama Desk nominated cast.
‘The Good Place’ Star William Jackson Harper on Auditioning for the Series: “That is not at all what I was expecting”
Actor William Jackson Harper speaks about the casting process for the series and how what he read for didn’t end up being part of the series or about his character.
Rami Malek explained that he was able to land his first speaking role by sheer persistence
Zachary Levi didn’t think he was a good fit for the role of Shazam… but then when the opportunity came back around, he felt very differently.
Matthew McConaughey speaks about the roles he’s played and why he has never been completely satisfied with any of his films.
Nicholas Hoult speaks about his role in The Favourite, his appearance in Mad Max: Fury Road, and working with director Yorgos Lanthimos.
Reilly and Coogan on the choices they made in portraying their characters, prothetics and whether or not wearing 1950s underwear is necessary in their performances.