Jason Bateman points out that that some scenes give him performance anxiety like when he used to audition for roles.
Actors on Acting
Actor Jason Scott Lee explains that it took a meeting with Mulan director Niki Caro in New Zealand before he was finally cast.
Darren Criss recalled what he thought was going to be a huge moment for his career, but instead turned out to be far less of a success.
Jeremy Strong speaks about his acting process and how he uses his instincts to discover the best take he can do of a scene.
Chris Rock on ‘Fargo’, Resuming Production after COVID-19 Shutdown and Why It’s the “Best Part” He’s Ever Had
Chris Rock is excited about the opportunity his role in Fargo offered him, remarking, “It is the best part I’ve ever, ever, ever had.”
David Harbour speaks about what goes into his thought process into the choices he makes for his Stranger Things character.
Kate Winslet reveals that she first thought of becoming an actress at a young age in a very uncommon place.
Eugene Levy on Why He Always “Felt More Confident Playing Characters That Looked Completely Different”
Eugene Levy spoke about the “persona” he adopted in his acting over the years and how grateful he feels for his Emmy recognition.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Aaron Sorkin, ‘Project Power’ and Why He’s “Eternally Grateful” to John Lithgow
When asked what superpower he would like to have for five minutes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt answers: “Power of Empathy.”
Nina Gold has been working in casting since the 1990s, and points to one huge advantage that she has access to now: the Internet.
‘Succession’ Star Jeremy Strong: “It feels like a miracle that I am prepared enough each time I walk on set”
Jeremy Strong says that he did research his character’s personality type but he’s not directly thinking about what he learned when performing
Don Cheadle reveals that portraying a character who is in pain on screen has a tendency to affect him off-screen.
Laura Harrier at least expected that the audition would be standard procedure. As it turns out, it wasn’t normal in the slightest.
Actor Jeremy Pope was trying to keep up with the grueling Broadway schedule when his agent called him about ‘Hollywood’.
For his first film, Dylan McDermott was cast in the lead role. As he remembers, it was an incredible opportunity.
‘Stranger Things’ Star Dacre Montgomery on Almost Getting Kicked Out of Drama School and Why He Arrives On Set So Early
Dacre Montgomery points to his poor attitude that had hampered his ability to be a good student when asked to leave drama school three times.
Laura Linney on How a Good Crew Makes You a Better Actor and Why She Did a One-Person Show on Broadway
Laura Linney talks aspects of acting, including challenges she still faces. It’s definitely worth listening in on her advice.
Ian McShane speaks about his career as an actor and his approach to some of his most memorable roles in both film and television.
Patrick Stewart talks about bad behavior by producers during auditions and shares a humorous story about why he is not a fan of stage fights.
Patti LuPone reflected on her early experiences in LA and why she enjoyed working with other theater actors on the set of Hollywood.