Al Pacino reveals how he approaches a role, particularly in a dialogue-heavy role, and how much influence a director has on his performances.
Al Pacino speaks at length on his early theatre years and the role intimidation plays on an actor’s psyche.
Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.
After working infrequently in film over the last decade, Al Pacino appears in several films released in 2015, including The Humbling, an indie drama directed by Barry Levinson.
Pacino, who will turn seventy-five this year, points out that for actors there are two tools that they need to depend on to continue working.
In this conversation with Al Pacino talks about his role in The Humbling — including working with Greta Gerwig — and his historic acting career
Al Pacino, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Douglas, Ben Kingsley and More on the Best Advice They Ever Got (Video)
Al Pacino: “When you have access to real character, it stimulates the imagination. It’s something to take off from”
It’s no secret that Al Pacino’s best work in recent years has been on television. While his recent films have been awful to mildly disappointing, he has won Emmys for his roles in Angels in America and You Don’t Know Jack.
Al Pacino on His Recent Comedic Turns: “You’re always looking for what’s going to feed you, what’s going to feed the spirit and get you going”
Al Pacino might not have appeared in as many comedies as Robert De Niro or Robert Duvall, but his latest film, Stand Up Guys, has Pacino making a rare clownish turn.
There are a handful of actors who scare the crap at me, and at the top of the list is Bobby Cannavale. It’s not just because he’s a tough looking guy, but he happens to be a phenomenal Broadway actor in addition to his television credits.
Usually it pays for Broadway producers to cast big-name actors to draw huge houses. But how much exactly do those big names make? For Al Pacino, who stars in Glengarry Glen Ross as Shelly Levene, it’s money that most Broadway regulars could only dream about.
In Theaters: January 11th
Bobby Cannavale is pretty much everywhere right now. He just finished a run on Nurse Jackie, he currently has a role on Boardwalk Empire, and he will be starring in the upcoming Broadway production of Glengarry Glen Ross.
With Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale starring, how could the revival of the upcoming revival of David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross get any better?
Actor Al Pacino has been linked to a revival of Glengarry Glen Ross for the 2012-2013 season on Broadway
Trailer: ‘The Son Of No One’ starring Channing Tatum, Al Pacino, Tracy Morgan, Katie Holmes, Ray Liotta
In Theaters: November 4th, 2011
Pacino’s Wilde Salome explores the actor/director’s fascination with Oscar Wilde and Wilde’s play Salome, which Pacino had done on Broadway in 1992 and 2003 before working on this film.
15 Backstage Speeches from Golden Globe Winners: Al Pacino, Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Chris Colfer and More!
Here are 15 award winners talking about their win, their roles, acting and more!