Laura Harrier at least expected that the audition would be standard procedure. As it turns out, it wasn’t normal in the slightest.
For his first film, Dylan McDermott was cast in the lead role. As he remembers, it was an incredible opportunity.
William Sadler leapt at the chance to play Death again and also shares advice about acting and saving money that he gives to young actors.
Anthony Mackie Credits His Juilliard Training for Helping Him Maneuver Crash Landings as Marvel’s Falcon
Anthony Mackie reveals that he studied the flying habits of birds to determine how The Falcon would land after flying.
Tom Hanks on What He Brings to a Role and When He Started Looking for Characters That Were “Different”
Tom Hanks talks about playing authoritative figures, his roles and how he manages to come off so comfortably with everyone.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt describes 7500 as the “most challenging acting job” he’s ever done based on Vollrath’s directing style.
Elle Fanning speaks about Hulu’s The Great miniseries’ use of colorblind casting and goes into detail about how she gets into character.
Kathryn Hahn on being able to inhabit a character on TV and why she feels “weirdly lucky” that she’s been cast in projects of a wide range of genres.
Beanie Feldstein spoke about her career growth, her frustration of being considered just as a “type” while trying to begin her acting career.
Jake Gyllenhaal points to his performance in his Broadway run in Sunday in the Park With George as a significant help to changing his attitude toward acting.
Actor Sean Hayes speaks about why he was up for the challenge of playing a woman as well as what worried him about the decision to play Susan.
Willem Dafoe spoke about portraying real-life figures in many of his films and how Wes Anderson could probably convince him to play just about any role.
Newcomer Sidney Flanigan opened up about making her acting debut in the film, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, with such an emotionally intense role.
Jesse Eisenberg spoke about the difficulties of portraying Marcel Marceau in Resistance, a person best known for his skills as a mime.
The Invisible Man’s Elisabeth Moss on Acting Opposite an Unseen Villain and What She’s Learned From Her TV Success
Though Elisabeth Moss acted opposite an invisible antagonist, she points out that it was not uniquely challenging because all acting requires imagination.
Guy Pearce on the importance of finding a character’s depth when considering how to perform as the character.
Eddie Murphy recalls how his audition went for Saturday Night Live — which, incidentally, was the only audition in his entire career.
‘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.
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
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.