Finally posting another vlog episode:
"The more you do, the more your name stands up and what's for you won't pass you." - Samantha Morton
Time for a much-delayed blog post:
I've been having fun getting to know the character I'll be playing for December's show. The more time I spend as her, the more human she becomes, which is a major plus!
"I often see myself in my private life as being a pinched and confined person. When I get on the stage I can open up." - Michael Jeter
An excellent shoot and loving the script for an upcoming show:
"I don't look on it as any great shakes of acting, it's not subtle or restrained. It isn't any of the things you like to think might apply to your acting." - Margaret Hamilton on her role as the Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz
A great shoot, three screenings, three new scenes, and Team Jolymothy being on YouTube:
"Listen, if you said to me, 'Adam Shankman is going to direct you in a musical and you have six months to learn how to tap,' I'd practice till I was blue in the face. I would do it because I'm so headstrong and think I can do anything."
- Leslie Bibb
A great show on Friday and two upcoming screenings:
"You cast not for marquee value but for performance and talent. The right actor for the part. Anything else is a compromise."
- Kathryn Bigelow
Getting ready for another show:
"A lot of times, the people who have the confidence to say, 'I don't know what the rules are, so I'm just going to do what I want,' are the most exciting people." - Daniel Kaluuya
Good feelings after shoots:
"I'm so used to swimming with the piranhas. And they're really not that bad." - Brie Larson
I'm working on lines for two films shooting in a few days! Let you know how it goes on the next edition.
"A lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, powerful,engaged people? Are busy doing." - Shonda Rhimes
Another belated vlog, filming, getting ready for more filming:
"I always think you should be totally frivolous as much as you can, and then take the work seriously when it has to be taken seriously. As long as you can keep that balance going, it's good fun. If it's only frivolous it's not fun - it would drive me potty. On Iris, I'd never worked with Judi Dench before, but it was wonderful to realize that we worked in exactly the same way. Foolish for most of the time, then focusing on the work, clicking into it very quickly and naturally. There were a lot of laughs. Otherwise it could have been torture. Two months of being grueled." - Jim Broadbent
Shooting scenes with friends, rehearsals for more scenes, and podcast fun with Tim:
As an actor ... at some point you've got to forget that the crew's there in order to do your job.
Redefining "cool" on a daily basis