I'm the go- to guy when you're doing something in that convention. What you're hearing isn't necessarily what I'm imagining you're hearing. I did local plays and productions, local theater groups and anything that involved it.and was discovered by Hollywood when Joel Schumacher cast him in the lead role in the war drama Tigerland in 2000. During that time, he also appeared in Steven Spielberg's science fiction thriller Minority Report (2002) and as the villain Bullseye in the superhero film Daredevil (2003).He then starred in Schumacher's psychological thriller Phone Booth (2002) where he plays a hostage in a New York city phone booth and the American thrillers S. After starring in the independent films Intermission (2003) and A Home at the End of the World (2004), Farrell headed Oliver Stone's biopic Alexander (2004) and Terrence Malick's The New World (2005).And then, I went and studied it, attended drama school and got my first lucky break in the theater in London, and just went from there.
Colin plays Victor – a family friend with a crush on Vera (Alicia Vikander) – whose bid to join the war effort has terrible consequences. He has the quirky good looks (one reviewer described him as ‘Hobbitish’), the myriad fan-sites and the dramatic versatility.
I read 'The Crystal Cave' book by Mary Stewart, and I thought it was a really, really interesting part of the legend, in which Merlin could enter into the cave with these crystals and see reflections of the future in them and learn how to use that and harness those powers for himself.
granted she's less known then some other actresses, but spent 5 years of BBC's Merlin and has a part in Jurassic World.
Played "Guy Bennett" - 1930s public school boy turned notorious Russian spy - in Julian Mitchell's award-winning play, "Another Country", at the Queen's Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK (1982).
[on often appearing as emotionally repressed characters] I think there's an immense drama in things being held back and hidden and unspoken.