What about the Jeopardy! theme Harry hums? Was that your idea? That was in the script. But then on the day they were like, “I don’t think we can do the Jeopardy! song!,” because, you know, you have to pay for it! And I was like, “No, we have to do the Jeopardy! song—it’s way too cool!” I fought for it. x
“[…] From the start there’s an undertow of cruelty to the teenagers’ high jinks as they learn what they can do, as when they levitate a stuffed animal to frighten a child. Mr. Trank brings a light touch to these self-discovery scenes — the three are flexing fast-evolving muscles — as well as a creeping sense of menace.
In this respect, Mr. DeHaan, whose vulnerability and physical awkwardness here can evoke the young Leonardo DiCaprio in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” is invaluable. Mr. Russell and Mr. Jordan are as likable as their characters, but it’s Mr. DeHaan who pulls you uneasily in.” (x)
“As the first video on our new album, it was especially important that we capture the emotion of the song,” frontman Dan Reynolds said of the clip. “Although it was written about my sometimes strained relationship with my parents, our director Jodeb had a powerful vision for how the feeling of the story could be portrayed. We were also lucky to have such amazing talent to work with in our lead actor Dane DeHaan.” x
“I remember when I was living in New York and shooting In Treatment, and I was deciding whether or not I was going to move to LA to pursue a film career. I would leaving this community of people that I had formed around myself, and it was a scary thing. And Gabriel Byrne wrote me a letter which said something like, ‘Don’t be afraid to take leaps and fall off cliffs.’ I heeded that advice, and it worked out quite nicely.” - Dane DeHaan for GQ Style UK (2013)