Whether you know Michael C. Hall from “Dexter” or “Six Feet Under,” the result is the same: you know he’s a terrific actor, one of those guys with the unique ability to bring in the audience, no matter what the subject matter. Moviefone Canada caught up with Hall at the Toronto Film Festival…
“Kill Your Darlings” stars Daniel Radcliffe & Michael C. Hall reveal what life is like after playing two of the world’s most popular characters, Harry Potter & Dexter. They sound off on franchise spin-offs, fame and the taboos of sex scenes.
“I … was perpetually in awe of and inspired by Frances Conroy, and her sort of egoless-ness. Her willingness to put herself in very messy places, and her ability to completely give over and commit to those places, without being in any way hampered by ego constraints. It just made her performance that much more beautiful. I think there was an ease with which Richard Jenkins acted. And by no means do I mean laziness or anything like that. But there’s just such an ease with which he is able to inhabit a character in a scene. That was an inspiration as well. Those are two touchstones. But I was inspired every day by all those people.”—On his SFU experience and learning from Frances Conroy and Richard Jenkins (paste.com article, oct 22, 2013)
Michael C. Hall, along with Toni Collette, Marisa Tomei and Tracy Letts have been announced to star in the Broadway production of Will Eno’s The Realistic Joneses, which will arrive at a theatre-to-be-announced in early 2014, according to the New York Times.