James McAvoy, who plays Robbie Turner in “Atonement.”
Book I’m reading:
“You Shall Know Our Velocity” by David Eggers
Total number of books I own:
Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Fellowship of the Ring” by J.R.R. Tolkien
“Birdsong” by Sebastian Faulks
“Atonement” by Ian McEwan
What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen?
“Mr. Norrell & Jonathan Strange”
Last film I saw:
“Superbad” by Greg Mottola
Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Goonies” by Richard Donner
“My Name Is Joe” by Ken Loach
“Kes” by Ken Loach
Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female):
If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Jimmy Johnstone – legendary winger for Glasgow Celtic.
Song currently playing in my iPod:
Don’t have an iPod
Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Piano Man” by Billy Joel
“Dignity” by Deacon Blue
“Fallen” by Kate Rusby
Concert that changed your life:
There isn’t one
* TV: “Heroes”* Web sites: http://www.multimap.com* YouTube video: “Vader Session”
Who is your inner Muppet?
Best hangover remedy?
Irn-Bru – a near lethal Scottish soft drink – and square sausage
What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
The increased ease with which we can communicate is the upside and the downside is that communicating the truth is harder.
What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Make sure you really want to be an actor.
What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Ally Sheedy and the girl from “Saved by the Bell”
Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I don’t generally feel famous.
Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
Knicks game next to Spike Lee
What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
A really dodgy pair of jeans that somehow increased the size of my ass ten-fold.
What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
I would like you to go and see “Atonement.” What is the real reason behind asking them?