“As soon as I came to L.A., things immediately shifted for me.” – Chadwick Boseman
“She can do it all on take one. It was as clear as the nose on our faces.” – Director Alexander Payne on Hong Chau
“No one wants to be rejected. But if people reject you then that means it’s not the right fit for you” – Casting Director Bonnie Timmermann
When asked if he treats Day-Lewis different from other actors that he works with, Anderson answered
Danny McBride on His Early Career Struggles: “Looking back on it, I liked how dirty and grimy and dangerous it got”
After his first role in Green’s All the Real Girls, McBride thought he’d go back to writing
“I never figure anything out. I do my job. That’s my goal, to be as economical as possible.” – Adam Driver
“You know, it’s not imperative that you get along with your co-stars; it’s like your in-laws — it just makes things easier” – Bryan Cranston
Margot Robbie: “I do timelines and backstories, I work with a dialect coach, a movement coach and an acting coach”
“I need to be with other actors, then my focus is on what they’re doing and all I need to do is react to it. I’m too in my head if I’m on my own.” – Margot Robbie
“If I don’t go to work, I feel very lost and scared and confused.” – Lucas Hedges on Acting
Gary Oldman on Playing Winston Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour’: “You have a responsibility to the family to the people, to the icon, and to the image”
Oldman talks about how he got into character as the former Prime Minister.
“Sometimes the work can be so hard that you have to remind yourself why you took the job in the first place” – Michael Stuhlbarg
“My agent called and said, ‘You need to go on this thing. It’s worth it. You should start preparing immediately” – Alicia Silverstone
“I’m interested in different challenges, and challenging myself and just trying to get better.” – Denzel Washington
Chadwick Boseman on Playing Black Panther: “I love him because the fantasy of playing a ruler – you never get to do that”
Boseman talks about portraying T’Challa’s unique background on screen.
“All performing is about control and discipline versus abandon and just letting go.” – Willem Dafoe
Mandy Patinkin: “I love doing research for any part that I do. That’s one of the most fun parts of being an actor to me”
Patinkin why he specifically sought a comedic project, the dedication he brings to his performances, and when his parents were finally convinced he could make a living as an actor.
Foster revealed how she landed the role as FBI agent Clarice Starling and why she only worked with her co-star briefly on set.
Sam Rockwell on Playing His ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Character: “It’s all in the details”
Rockwell talks about getting into character for his role as an incompetent, small-town cop.
“I view myself as a facilitator more than anything. That’s always been my thinking as an actor. I’m there to facilitate the story and I’m there to facilitate getting the crew home to see their family.” – Elizabeth Marvel
“I’m kind of a workhorse. It takes a toll” – Sam Rockwell