“It’s not about wanting to show I’m versatile. It’s just feeling that excitement of not knowing who a character is but figuring it out and finding him.” – Alexander Skarsgård
“To do your best work with anyone, I think you need to feel safe and comfortable.” – Actress Naomie Harris
“Each film and each character is a completely new set of challenges.” – Alden Ehrenreich
“Every time I do something, I worry it’s my last job… I think that’s normal though.” – Parker Posey
Emily Blunt on ‘The Girl on the Train’: “It is a rarity in Hollywood to have a mainstream film with such a flawed [female] character”
“For me, when you’re doing a high-octane emotional scene, I can’t plan them out, so I don’t rehearse them.” – Emily Blunt
Renée Zellweger on Returning to Film After a Six-Year Absence: “I needed to grow as a person in ways that didn’t revolve around my work”
Zellweger talks about what prompted her six-year absence from Hollywood, what’s different about playing Jones again, and ageism in Hollywood.
“There aren’t many roles written for someone that looks like me. It’s slim pickings. It’s difficult, but I try and stay on the optimistic side.” – Dev Patel
Hanks talks about the intimidating aspects of the role and how he prepared to play the much-heralded pilot.
Viggo Mortensen on the Importance of Actors Working Together: “A movie only works because people adjust to each other”
When it comes to making movies, Mortensen says it can’t be a competition on the set.
Hell or High Water star Jeff Bridges is one of the most-respected actors in Hollywood — mostly because of his laid-back, fun-loving persona.
“I look at aspects of myself that parallel the character, and then I look for role models.” – Jeff Bridges
James Caan: “I’m only working when there’s something that comes along where I feel I can take a sense of pride”
“It’s always more interesting to play the villain. I always make the point of saying, ‘You can’t say “F*ck you” nicely,’ so the actions speak louder than the words” – James Caan
John Krasinski on his “Lottery-Ticket Life”: “What I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here”
“It’s so unbelievably rare to get the opportunity that I did to be on The Office, so what I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here” – John Krasinski
Daniel Radcliffe on Playing a Neo-Nazi in ‘Imperium’: “It’s still just horrible to say some of this stuff”
Radcliffe reveals how he played such a layered character and what it felt like to say his character’s hate-filled dialogue.
“When one does speak one’s mind, one might be surprised at how receptive people are.” – Actor John Cho
Simon Helberg on His ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Role: “I’m an actor and I want to stretch different muscles”
Helberg spoke about portraying his character in the film and whether or not he feels typecast by his Big Bang Theory role.
Julia Stiles on the Jason Bourne Series and Growing as an Actress: “There’s always room for improvement”
“I like a director that encourages me to be playful. I don’t really like being restricted or controlled by a director.” – Julia Stiles
Many actors can point to a single role that was a career breakthrough — but not all of them realize that it’s a breakthrough as it’s happening.
“When I started taking acting classes, it was the first time teachers were like, ‘You’re good and you should keep doing this.'” – Jonah Hill
“My spectrum goes from Lorraine Bracco to animated Harley, and it’s just a roller coaster between those two throughout the film” – Margot Robbie on Harley Quinn