Geoffrey Rush first encountered the maverick speech therapist Lionel Logue in the shape of a brown-paper package, left on his front doorstep in Melbourne. It was a script of an unproduced play called…
Lead actors also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Michael Douglas, Jeff Bridges and Javier Bardem.
Mark Ruffalo says Paul was all on the page.
Supporting actors also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Vincent Cassel, Ed Harris and Dustin Hoffman.
Christian Bale wasn't always a contender for "The Fighter."
Nothing James Franco endured on the set of "127 Hours" could possibly compare with the real-life travails of his character, Aron Ralston.
For Sam Rockwell, playing the wrongly convicted prisoner Kenny Walters in "Conviction" offered him a chance to return to his roots, "like 'Lawn Dogs,' stuff I started with," he says.
Ryan Gosling signed on to make "Blue Valentine" in 2005, but, owing to death and debts, bankruptcies and other calamities, director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance couldn't get the film off the ground…
Playing the stammering Bertie in "The King's Speech" was one of the most intense and satisfying experiences of Colin Firth's acting career.
Leonardo DiCaprio knows how to screw with people.
There is a moment, late in the independent drama "Get Low," when Robert Duvall's character, Felix Bush, confesses in public.