In Theaters: July 3rd
Rhys Ifans on his ‘Spider-Man’ Audition and Lizard Transformation: “The chilling thing is, in the clips I’ve seen, I recognize myself”
Welsh actor Rhys Ifans is set to star as the villain in the biggest blockbuster of his career, The Amazing Spider-Man. Though he appears as the very-human Dr. Curt Connors, for much of the film we’ll see Ifans as the scaly Lizard.
Rhys Ifans is a gifted actor known for his enduring presence, his distinctive approach to comedy, and his ability to elegantly disappear into compelling and complex roles that are always memorable.
Trailer: ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans
In Theaters: April 27, 2012
Rhys Ifans: “Shakespeare is kind of a bastion for an actor. Until you get Shakespeare, especially in England, you’re not a real actor”
Ifans confesses that not only did he not expect to get the part, but he didn’t even like Shakespeare’s work at first!
Roland Emmerich lists 10 reason why he believes Shakespeare did not write his plays
Ifans, who plays the film’s main villain The Lizard, immediately began his rant by stating that he wanted to come to Comic-Con to see if comic book fans were anything like Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons.
The cast of The Amazing Spider-Man was at Comic-Con this past weekend and I’m completely bummed that I missed it. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans and director Marc Webb all appeared and showed the massive Hall H crowd an extended trailer and had the first look at the movies villain, The Lizard.
Trailer: “The Amazing Spider-Man” starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field
Director: Mark Webb
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, C. Thomas Howell
Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower, Derek Jacobi