Casting directors now just see me as the hard-core sniper or prison guard.
Even if you play a villain, you do an injustice to him if he's just, like, programmed to do those things. It's always more complex.
Several of the actors I've had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as 'ultimate'. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews.
It was sort of his 'Brando' moment - his very 'method' moment. He just absorbed it and continued on.
I don't like to play the victim.
If you're expecting an intellectual film, then you will be disappointed.
It seemed so random at times. Like, 'Why am I reading your Bible?' But it's a very generous, brave way for a director to work.
Well, I'm Canadian. True, north, strong, and free.
They were so exhausted and seasick and all they could do was crawl up those beaches. And thousands of them lay dead in no time at all. It's unthinkable.