How to talk to someone intimidating
During this 1-on-1 phone interview with Collider, actor Eric Bana talked about why he wanted to sign on for The Forgiven, why this was the most intimidating character he’s ever played, the experience of working with Forest Whitaker, shooting in a maximum security prison in South Africa, and leaving the prison jumpsuit behind.He also talked about trying to figure out what to do next, what he looks for in a project, and the possibility he might direct again.I took last year off because my son was in his final year of high school and I deliberately didn’t want to be traveling.
I may or may not be working on stuff, in the background.
They’re so far apart that it would appear as though middle ground would be completely impossible, in the course of their lifetime.
The fact that Tutu was able to move the needle, even a tiny bit, was incredible.
I was just beside myself that he was coming to me to play Piet.
We had a couple of great long telephone calls and I said yes, straight away. Every actor dreams of finding scripts like this, but they’re very hard to come across.
There was so much about South African history that I needed to know, before I could stand any chance of understanding where Blomfeld’s warped sense of entitlement came from.