“My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate.”
You will more likely find that pot of gold if you follow your passion, are driven to succeed, and open to learning more as you go. Remember, the guys who founded Google were passionate about search first – money came later.
I think that my work is my attempt, I suppose, is to try and become a piece of connective tissue. I’m trying to communicate with people here and in America - in rich countries - about what I see on the ground in badly affected areas.
“I say I feel like a loser all the time, I’m like, ‘Oh my God, I’m a loser, I ate this,’ I didn’t get to work on [time], so I’m what, a loser. I once Tweeted a picture of myself in the airport having dinner by myself, I mean, it’s hyperbole, you know you joke around, you say things, Doesn’t everybody feel like a loser? Moment to moment? Right now, I feel great.“
I don’t know if this is why everything has worked so well and I’m not sure I’d recommend this kind of thinking to anyone else, but I’ve always known I’d be successful in acting. I have certainly worked for it.
Cinema is a director’s medium, so you’re saying, “What do you want?” Being an actor is about adapting - physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I’m willing to do that too.
(Obviously there aren’t a whole bunch of photos of Jane Austen so I took a photo of Anne Hathaway (Becoming Jane), Emma Thompson (Sense & Sensibility), Kate Winslet (Sense & Sensibility), and Keira Knightly (Pride & Prejudice)
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.