I was asked what was the most extreme action by a director on set. My answer focusses on an actor but I can justify this by way of both how outlandish the prep is and that it needed two directors to pull it off. I would say that Mickey Rourke having a fake boxing career, … Continue reading Extreme Method Acting: Mickey Rourkes 15 year journey through obscurity, rigged boxing matches and tights to prepare for The Wrestler.
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Darren Aronofsky, Mickey Rourke Make Subtle Nod to Actors Studio
It's so subtle that you could say it's subliminal but Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke pay respects to the Actors Studio, the selective club where most of the talent that creates the Hollywood magic comes from. The Wrestler was filmed partly in Hasbrouck Heights New Jersey. At the 09:28 mark of the movie Randy is … Continue reading Darren Aronofsky, Mickey Rourke Make Subtle Nod to Actors Studio
Landmarks Preservation Commission, ACTORS STUDIO (former SEVENTH ASSOCIATE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
Interesting information about the former temple and rare Greek style of The Actors Studio location in New York. DOWNLOAD PDF HERE...