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Gary Oldman Discusses His Role in "Tinker Tailor Solider Spy" and "Harry Potter"

Posted by: Mel
December 19, 2011, 08:29 PM

Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) has recently done an interview where he discusses his role in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" (already out in the UK, in limited release in the US), as well as how it differs from playing a character in a large franchise like "Batman" or "Harry Potter":

You must know how to deal with the wolves—you’ve done a lot of these iconic characters from famous franchises, like Batman.
But you felt with Batman the fans had felt betrayed because it was going off the rails and Chris really resuscitated it. So the fans were in that respect behind us. But yeah, I’ve done a few—Batman, and you’ve got it with Harry Potter as well.
Does it change the job, playing characters with all those preconceptions behind them?

No, you can’t fill your head with that, otherwise you wouldn’t get out of the starting gate. It would paralyze you. You just hope that the people will go and receive it.

You can read the rest of the article here.

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20981 Points

I’ve loved Gary in all the movies I’ve seen him in. A fabulouse actor and the perfect Sirius Black. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on December 19, 2011, 10:38 PM report to moderator
350 Points

He has had such an amazing career! I always look forward to seeing him in a film.

Posted by Bless_the_children on December 19, 2011, 10:56 PM report to moderator
350 Points

HOLY BLUDGERS! The make-up job they did on him in the articles photographs is fantastic!

Posted by Bless_the_children on December 19, 2011, 10:56 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Great as Sirius…. Awesome as Zorg! lool…

Posted by Won_Two on December 20, 2011, 12:49 AM report to moderator
467 Points

Nice interview!

Posted by lovelle on December 20, 2011, 02:20 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Great interview!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on December 20, 2011, 08:55 AM report to moderator
1787 Points

Gary oldman is the best sirius- if anyone disagrees then they aare REALLY weird…

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on December 20, 2011, 03:46 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

Amazingly great Sirius! Love the interview. :)

Posted by . on December 20, 2011, 06:55 PM report to moderator
82 Points

Hes so nice!! Loved the interview!!

Posted by Luna-Rose on December 21, 2011, 03:13 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

I love him! He played Sirius really well! The interview was really good too :)

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 21, 2011, 03:48 PM report to moderator
7605 Points

He is a really good actor and playing in Harry Potter.

Posted by HarryPotterGirl (Hermione) on December 21, 2011, 10:28 PM report to moderator
1317 Points

Great interview! Again a very versatile actor and darn sexy too! Liked him best as Sirius Black with his long hair!!! WOW!!

Posted by hewy on December 27, 2011, 05:24 PM report to moderator
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