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Will Poulter does not believe that the acting process should come in the way of decency.
Talking to FreedomThe “Dopsic” star was asked about his own process as an actor, and whether he uses method acting.
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“For me, it wasn’t necessary,” he said. “In Detroit, my African-American colleagues – who were responsible for my character’s atrocities – and I was much more united in that challenge, and we got to know each other and hang out.”
For many, method acting today is usually associated with actors such as Daniel Day-Lewis and Jared Leto, who are known to be in the character even if they are not rolling the camera.
As Poulter explains, he has no problem with it himself, but he believes there are limits.
“When it comes to an actor’s process, whatever it is, as long as it doesn’t infringe on other people and you’re being considerate, that’s fine,” he said. “But if your process creates an uninvited environment, then you have lost what is important to me. The performance of the method should not be used as an excuse for inappropriate behavior – and it certainly is. “
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Recently, Mads Mickelsen, star of “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” also spoke out against the so-called exaggeration of method actors, calling the process “bull ** t” in an interview with the British. GQ.
“But preparation, you can go crazy,” Mickelsen said. “If this is a * film – what do you think you have achieved? Am I impressed that you did not omit the character? You should have omitted it from the beginning! How did you prepare for a serial killer? You spent two years testing it. Do?