A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules.
To put a lot of hard work and effort into a project or character and for it to be recognised, how can it not be nice?
If we do not act together, we will surely perish.
What I really wanted was to travel and see all the different animals that were on the verge of extinction.
I’ve never known a situation in my career where a terrible script turned into a movie that was out of this world or was a success.
That’s an inspiration for all women to see a woman thinking and moving differently from those around her.
I think everyone has some sort of connection to Gatsby as a character… he’s created himself according to his own emotions and dreams and lifted himself by his bootstraps from a poor kid in the Midwest and created this image that is The Great Gatsby and it’s a truly American story in that regard.
We actually did a lot of takes on this movie [J. Edgar Hoover]. I never left the set wanting more. That’s for sure. I don’t know. This was a very difficult character for me and a lot of the other actors here, and at times we went and did 8 or 9 or 10 takes on a single day.
I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.
At first glance, you read something on the page and it can seem one way, and you can have your decisions before you wind up on set about what that set is supposed to mean, but until you’re actually there doing them, there’s really no way to understand it.
I’ve never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It’s been a much slower process for me each time I’ve gone into a relationship.
I have to say as an actor I have been inspired by so many British actors throughout the years.