Tuesday, January 31, 2023

“After ‘Alexander the Great’ I thought he was a lousy actor.” Colin Farrell wins his second Golden Globe but 18 years ago he thought he was a cheater

Colin Farrell He’s won his second Golden Globe for ‘Inisherines Banshee,’ then he won again in 2009 for his work in ‘Hiding in Bruges,’ a McDonagh film, but the truth is The Actor Wasn’t Always Well RecognizedAnd the release of Oliver Stone’s epic ‘Alexander the Great’ hasn’t been a great experience.

Farrell revealed during The Hollywood Reporter actor roundtable. Compared to the 2004 film starring Angelina Jolie and Val Kilmer as their real parents, questioned his acting ability,

“Expectations are a dangerous thing. ‘Alexander’ was the kind of story Oliver Stone had dreamed of since college. So it was as big, as global, as political, as exciting, as violent, And as sensual as it was, it was really personal for Oliver and me.”.

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Historical epic production about the ancient Macedonian general and king Alexander the Great It took six months to film on three continents With a cast that included Anthony Hopkins, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, and Christopher Plummer:

“When I say ‘expectations,’ we all already had our tuxedos ready for the award show. I’m not even kidding, we were like, ‘Okay guys, we’re off to the Oscars. And then the reviews came out and I remember someone saying, ‘Oh my God, this is not good.’ And my publicist said, ‘It’s really not good.’ I said, ‘Well, what do you mean ‘not good’?’

There were no Rotten Tomatoes then, so he had all the reviews in print, and one after another he told me to pack my bags, I found: ‘Alexander the Boring,’ ‘Alexander the Inarticulate,’ ‘Alexander The work thief. I was like, ‘Shit.’ I thought, ‘What can I do?’ I felt very embarrassed. I found myself in a place where I wanted to say to everyone, ‘Have you seen “Alexander”? If so, I am very sorry.’ I wasn’t going to pay them back the $20 million, but…”


After that experience the actor recalls How was it raised that he didn’t deserve as an actor.

“And then after that, yeah, I questioned. I said, ‘I’m giving a shit about this.’ I’m a fucking actor. I found out’. I came onto the scene with a little bit of grit and a little bit of Irish and he: ‘Fuck I don’t give a shit’, but when you’re 23 and you’re really If you care, it really made me go, ‘I don’t know.’ What I wanted to do was reconnect with Colin, who went to acting class when he was 17. And not only the guy who went the first time, but more importantly, the guy who went the second time. came back.”

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