Mark Wahlberg talked with The Hollywood Reporter about the making of “The Fighter,” his 10 hours a day of training and his friendship with his real-life counterpart, boxer Mickey Ward.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
James Earl Jones is 79 (79!) and playing ‘Hoke’ in the revival of Driving Miss Daisy with Vanessa Redgrave.
Denis O’Hare: “I’m an actor and New Yorker, trust me I’ve definitely dealt with my fair share of anxiety”
Denis O’Hare talks about the show, working with Brendan Fraser and True Blood.
“Everything you need to know as far as preparation, whether you’re doing Shakespeare or a contemporary piece, should all be right here [he’s holding a copy of the play].
Patti LuPone sat down and talked with Playbill about her new musical, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. She talked about opening a new musical on Broadway and how musicals require stamina.
“I’ve never yet been typecast. I get to play all sorts of things.” – Patrick Wilson
Harrison Ford talks about the film, working with Rachel McAdams and why he can’t pick a favorite role.
Mary Lynn Rasjkub who played ‘Chloe’ on 24, participated in a fan event for the now canceled show recently. Here are some of the highlights as she reminisced on her time at CTU.
Jessica Alba, the star of Fantastic Four, The Love Guru and Honey told Elle Magazine that, “Good actors, never use the script unless it’s amazing writing. All the good actors I’ve worked with, they all say whatever they want to say.”
Molly Shannon took over the role of Marge MacDougall in Promises, Promises from Katie Finneran (who won the Tony for her work), earlier this month. It’s her first time in a Broadway show , which she describes as a “marathon.”
Jesse L. Martin has been easily been able to move from Broadway (Rent), film (Rent and the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic) and TV (Law & Order) throughout his career. Now, he’s back on Broadway starring opposite Al Pacino in The Merchant of Venice.
“I’d watch the kids on TV and think how cool that must be. I wanted to know, ‘How do I get in that box like those other kids?,'” he said.
What do you get when you get Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter and Hilary Swank together in a room?
Some great stories, a little dish and great insight into the business.
Brendan Fraser is making his Broadway debut in the new play, Elling.
Tom Felton grew up on the set of Harry Potter, playing the role of evil Draco Malfoy. I don’t really know much about him except that I love to hate his character.
Michael Caine has just released his 2nd memoir, The Elephant to Hollywood, which chronicles the his second Oscar win, becoming a Knight and his collaboration with Christopher Nolan, among other things.
Mad Men’s Jessica Pare: “I auditioned for a recurring role, I didn’t know what that would mean at the time”
If you watched the season finale of Mad Men, then you were probably as surprised as Jessica Pare was when she read in the script that Don Draper proposed to her character Megan. I know I was.
Jason Alexander on the state of musical theater and the Los Angeles theater scene in general.
Juliette Lewis on Her Role in ‘Conviction’: “I’ve never transformed myself so thoroughly, visually or internally, for a role”
Lewis plays the brother’s (Sam Rockwell) ex-wife, whose false testimony is the reason for his imprisonment. Although Lewis is only in the film for a few scenes, it’s a testament to her that she remains in my memory of the film.
Charlie McDermott is currently starring in ABC’s The Middle and is great on the show. I also just saw him in the film, Morning, at the San Diego Film Festival and if you haven’t seen him as the troubled son in Frozen River, you’re missing out.