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It took Christoph Waltz 30 years to become an overnight sensation. The Austrian actor was thrust into the limelight by Quentin Tarantino and before you could say “next Bond villain” he’s bagged two Oscars. GQ opens a file on Spectre, stardom and psychiatry with Hollywood’s secret weapon.
On whether he hesitated in doing a Bond film:
“I did, yes. I always hesitate… You ask yourself, hang on: what James Bond are we talking about? The thing about Spectre is that it is not the work of hack writers. It does not have a hack director. The actors are not hams. The action sequences in Mexico are extravagant to say the least. The scenes in Austria are traditional Bond action in the snow. These films with Daniel Craig have shifted the tone. They don’t depend on a set formula that forces actors simply to go through the motions.”
On whether he is playing the classic Bond villain Blofield:
“That is absolutely untrue. That rumour started on the Internet, and the Internet is a pest. The name of my character is Franz Oberhauser.”
Spider-Man: Homecoming recently passed Wonder Woman at the box office, and this weekend it passed Marvel’s own Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to become 2017’s biggest superhero movie.
The Batman Day posts just keep on coming! We’ve heard from Justice League director Zack Snyder, composer Danny Elfman, and now Ben Affleck’s Batman stunt double Albert Valladares has shared a behind-the-scenes photo from the upcoming movie.
It’s Batman Day, and Justice League director Zack Snyder took time out of his day to celebrate on the mobile app Vero. “Happy Batman day, #batfleck [is] the best Batman ever,” Snyder wrote.
Kiersey Clemons recently described her Justice League scenes as “f*cking sick”, but fans may never get to see them. Sources tell Batman News that Clemons’ character Iris West has been cut from the movie.
In the latest issue of Total Film, the date for the ultra-violent vigilante’s return is given as October 13. Of course, there’s always a chance the mag simply made an error here, but it’s also possible that they were made aware of the premiere date and didn’t realize Netflix was attempting to keep in under […]
How about directing one of those little comic-book ditties next? “Oh yeah, that’s my plan,” she said. “Why not? My new life philosophy is I’m not going to tell myself no. I’m just going to do stuff until someone else tells me no.”