“Everybody’s trying to push you and navigate you toward saying or taking a job that you may not feel 100 percent comfortable with.” – Michael B. Jordan
“I see some people that have talent and something to offer but they get in their own f*cking way sometimes.” – Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon on ‘Nocturnal Animals’: “From Day 1, I felt pretty locked into [the character]. It’s pretty mysterious”
“When you’ve got really great writing, it makes it easy.” – Michael Shannon
Gyllenhaal and Shannon are outstanding, Shannon in particular. This is one of those films that you’ll think about long after the lights come back on.
It’s a sad, frustrating and inspirational film that puts you right in the mindset of what this couple was feeling and thinking.
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
Shannon talks in-depth about his entire career, including his collaborations with director Jeff Nichols.
Michael Shannon speaks about being cast in the film, the research he did for the role, and his rehearsal process — all answered in Shannon’s usual dry wit.
A desperate construction worker (Andrew Garfield) reluctantly accepts a job with the ruthless real-estate broker (Michael Shannon) who evicted him and his family from their home.
Michael Shannon on Acting: “Just pay attention. That’s the chief principle. Pay attention all the time”
Michael Shannon: “I mean honestly I look at acting like it’s my job to disappear. The best acting is invisible.”
Movie Review: Jake Paltrow’s ‘Young Ones’ Starring Michael Shannon, Nichoulas Hoult and Kodi Smit-McPhee
I’m no casting agent, but I have pegged Michael Shannon for a super-villain role for years. Still, I never thought Shannon — who has never really appeared in any blockbuster — would ever be tapped to star in such a role.
I’m sure I’m not the only one, but Michael Shannon playing the villain has me more interested in Man of Steel than anything else. That’s because ever since I saw Take Shelter and started watching Boardwalk Empire Michael Shannon has become one of my favorite actors.
Michael Shannon’s rise from relative unknown to Oscar nominee to blockbuster movie super-villain has been long, but not as tough as some of his friends suggest.
Michael Shannon: “I guess any time I take a job, I’m not afraid to dig into something, no matter how ugly it may be”
Michael Shannon’s big movie this year is undoubtedly Man of Steel, in which he plays the Superman villain General Zod, but those who enjoy Shannon in his dark roles are also looking forward to his role as real-life serial hit man Richard Kuklinski in The Iceman.
Funny or Die gives us Michael Shannon reading that letter as only he could.
Michael Shannon: “One of the great things about acting – you get to pretend you’re somebody else, which is great if you get bored with yourself”
Phenomenal actor Michael Shannon will be appearing in his first sure-to-be blockbuster this year as the villainous General Zod in the newest Superman film, Man of Steel. But fans of acting have already known of Shannon from his roles in films like Take Shelter and in his role on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.
Trailer & 2 Clips: ‘Mud’ starring Matthew McConaughey, Sam Shepard, Michael Shannon and Reese Witherspoon
In Theaters: April 26th