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— 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
“I actually got my first job after being here for one week — a role opposite Billy Crystal in Mr. Saturday Night.” – Walton Goggins
“I hit one of the lights, and I remember hearing the casting director and David gasp.” – Karen Fukuhara
“I use elements of myself—I see my parallels with a character—and find similar things in my own personality.” – Jeff Bridges on Creating a Character
Benjamin Bratt: “For as limiting as the opportunities are for actors and actresses of color I’ve been very blessed”
“…it’s dangerous to keep going down the same artistic path.” – Benjamin Bratt
“I hear actors pooh-pooh the idea… people might see them as a certain thing. I welcome it” – Frank Grillo on Typecasting
Michael Shannon on Actors Working for Free: “I think as a group actors need to stop enabling this behavior”
“If somebody’s got a good script and you want to put good actors in it then everybody should be taken care of.” – Michael Shannon
“I never feel satisfied. I never feel like I can take a break” – Aubrey Plaza