See, that’s the thing. They have the rage, though. Do you know what I mean? You can’t not have it. Even if it’s buried really deep. That’s sort of what happens when you read a script and it provokes you on some level that surprises you. You go, “What the fuck was that? I need to find out why that moved me because that’s not who I am.” Usually, those aren’t the aspects of yourself that are clear to you, but they’re still there. So making a movie, it’s always about finding out why reading it was such an experience
I used to go to the gym for about five hours a day, but then I started losing so much weight. My head started to look really huge in comparison to the rest of my body. I literally stopped exercising. Eating a cheeseburger after two-and-a-half months of doing that – it tasted like ambrosia.
“One solid thing I can say is that fear is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s something that, as you get older, you can get a bit more comfortable with. Fear is a very motivating thing in life. You should not be crippled by it—use it instead”