Mulligan talks about her stage career, being cast in An Education, and the truth behind the oft-repeated urban legend regarding her writing a “childhood crush” letter to Kenneth Branagh.
“I saw Derek Jacobi playing Hamlet; it was transcendent, but it didn’t put me off playing Hamlet – it inspired me to play Hamlet.” – Kenneth Branagh
“The good thing is wearing something like that sort of changes how you stand and it gives you a sense of grace that you can use to your advantage as an actor” – Lily James on wearing corsets
Kenneth Branagh on Playing “Generic” Characters: “You want to feel that everything a character says is really telling and truthful”
Kenneth Branagh has played plenty of noblemen and knights as the star of many Shakespeare plays on both stage and screen, so it’s only appropriate that he finally joins their ranks.
In Theaters September 28th, VOD October 9th
Written by: Adrian Hodges
Branagh talks about playing Olivier and working with Michelle Williams, who also immersed herself in her own role.
Trailer: ‘My Week With Marilyn’ starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper, Emma Watson
In Theaters: November 4, 2011
Tom Hiddleston auditioned for Thor but got Loki: “When I see what Chris [Hemsworth] has delivered I know I could never have done that”
“He offered me the part right there and then! Let me tell you, this never happens. Never. An official offer usually comes in weeks later. I had to ask him to repeat it.”
Chris Hemsworth describes how it felt to beat out little brother Liam for the role of “Thor”:“We’re competitive,” Chris says, “but in the best way.”
“We’re competitive,” Chris says, “but in the best way.”
“Cleopatra was played by Elizabeth Taylor, and Gandhi was played by Ben Kingsley.”