Originally Posted by DangerousG
I just noticed this line too....We all ONLY know DDL in a superficial pop culture way. Unless you're DDL's biographer or something, in which case I'll fall back
We got two drafts left til we submit it to the publisher.
This whole mythologizing of Daniel Day Lewis is too much sometimes
Nah, it's just the way he* said..."he's looking for something new to do since he's mastered his craft."
The mythologizing of DDL is exactly what I'm talking about. DDL is a sacred cow now. He's pop culture. To most people he's famous for being the greatest living actor. Your mom and your little sister know that, even if My Left Foot
and The Crucible
and The Boxer
don't mean anything to them.
But it sounded like dude was talking about him the way a Heat fan who's never heard of Alonzo Mourning would. He's not just a great actor with an OD process of getting into character. From every interview I've ever read or seen for a decade, DDL's been one way. He says no to everyone, even people he's worked with before. He doesn't repeat himself. He'd rather do nothing than something he doesn't really care about. He only works with the best or people he knows and towards roles that challenge him, always.
So just saying...well he's a great actor, bout time for superheroes, is so random and completely missing every way dude has always operated.
I mean, he probably got his rep/mythology by simply just being a supreme pessimist.
But signing on for movies that haven't even been written yet?
Moriarty, from Guy Ritchie with RDJ and Jude Law? Raise your eyebrow and hope DDL reads something he likes. Maybe not impossible, just regular longshot.
I just wanted you to admit that you were hating on lamekilla cause hes lamekilla
*also, just seeing the corpse of the NBA Finals thread that lamekilla helped kill right before reading that post didn't help the cause