Director Andy Serkis and stars Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield stopped by the Variety Studio Presented by AT&T at the Toronto International Film Festival to talk about their new movie, “Breathe.”
“Breathe” tells the story of Jonathan Cavendish and his parents, Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple facing a devastating disease.
“This one happened to be very personal because it’s not only Jonathan’s story, but it’s the story of his parents,” said Serkis. “And I was really the most powerful script I think I’ve ever read in my life.”
Anthony McCarten, who wrote the forthcoming film, “The Two Popes,” found inspiration from the tumultuous history of the Catholic Church. “I was raised Catholic so I was very aware, in 2013, when Pope Benedict’s resignation was significant — it shattered, in fact, a 700 year-old tradition,” McCarten said. “So the question in my mind became [...]
Dev Patel, who stars in the upcoming comedy-drama “A Personal History by David Copperfield” as the Victorian-era novelist, said he deeply related to Copperfield’s beginnings, when preparing forI the role. “I related to so much of David’s awkwardness and search for identity which I’m still trying to figure out,” Patel said. “And also owning your [...]
“Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan talked about filming sex scenes for the Universal Pictures franchise versus filming them for “Endings, Beginnings” during the Variety studio interview at Toronto Film Festival. The biggest difference is everyone had to look so good while filming the sex scenes for “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Dornan told Variety. [...]
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Tom Hanks and the team behind “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” dropped by the Variety studio over the weekend to discuss the new Mr. Rogers film, which premiered to rave reviews out of the Toronto Film Festival. Hanks was asked what he thought Mr. Rogers would say to children who are living in the age […]