Lili_Elbe_by_Gerda_Wegener (1)Who you cast is a representation of the story you want to tell. The body personifies how someone speaks, how they move, and the facial expressions they make – all of which becomes the vehicle for conveying the story. So the act of casting is very important, and only gets more important when the story to be told is not just for entertainment. If you are telling the story of an oppressed subset of society, the casting becomes absolutely vital.Read More
The first image of Oscar winner, space tycoon, and talking train Eddie Redmayne in his role as painter and transgender pioneer Lili Elbe in the upcoming film The Danish Girl has been released.Read More
While you and the entire Internet were distracted by a live feed of escaped llamas, we got word that Best Actor Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne will play a train in a Thomas the Tank Engine movie. All of that sentence is true despite every word of it sounding like nonsense. This is the world we live in.Read More
“I Thought I was Being Brave”: Eddie Redmayne Tells Embarrassing Story About Auditioning for Bilbo Baggins
Yes, arm flapping is definitely what I associate most with that character.
When you're auditioning for a part that someone's already played before you, it can be difficult to find your own voice. But as poor Eddie Redmayne told those in attendance at The Graham Norton show last night (including Anna Kendrick), what you should probably not do is forgo your own voice entirely and do your best Ian Holm impression, because that probably won't go over very well.Read More
Eddie Redmayne and The Theory of Everything Director James Marsh Talk Stephen Hawking, Science, and “Formidable” Women
Earlier this month I got the chance to sit down with The Theory of Everything star Eddie Redmayne and director James Marsh (you might also be familiar with Marsh's work from the incredible Man on Wire).Read More
Wind back the clock.
The Theory of Everything isn't a film you watch out of obligation. It's a movie you'll want to watch, maybe even more than once.Read More