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15 Dec, 2014

Oscar Isaac interview


Popsugar interviews Isaac about getting ready for his role as Abel in the film A Most Violent Year. 

Everything was about presentation. Everything is a strategy for the goal. I remember I was just trying to figure out the character; I was like, “J.C., what’s he thinking here?” and he would say, “I don’t know, but his hair is going to be amazing!” And I was like, “Yeah, but what does he want?” and he was like, “I don’t know, but his suits are going to be so nice!” Finally he said, “Look, his suits have nothing to do with vanity. His suits are suits of armor.” Everything is about presentation, what is showing.

26 Sep, 2014

The Two Faces of January


In this movie directed by Hossein Amini, Isaac plays Rydal, a greek-speaking American working as a tour guide and scamming tourists on the side. He meets an American couple who befriend him. When he goes to visit them at their hotel, they ask him to move the unconscious body of a man who claims the couple attacked him. He gets compromised and their allegiance is put to the test. Co-starring Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen. Asked if he was surprised about the finale:

Yeah, I remember that being a strangely emotional moment. The irony is that it’s much more emotional than his earlier scene with Colette, who he is supposedly in love with. It’s a process of projection, or displacement, where he’s watching his father just disintegrate through Chester. And what Patricia Highsmith and Hoss both picked up on is showing people at their weakest, and ugliest. Viggo was never afraid to be ugly, or stupid, or foolish, and in fact he looked for those places.

The Two Faces of January Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst Movie HD

29 Apr, 2014

Star Wars: Episode VII cast announced

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The cast for Star Wars: Episode VII is announced. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga – Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film. Director J.J. Abrams says

We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.