Photos From The Hollywood Reporters Award Season Actors Round Table
The Hollywood Reporter gathered actors Alan Arkin, Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, John Hawkes, Matt Damon and Richard Gere for their actor’s roundtable.
Jamie Foxx will appear as the freed slave, Django in the upcoming Quentin Tarentino western Django Unchained. In the movie, Django is a slave freed by a bounty hunter and embarks on a search for his wife Broomhilda.
Denzel Washington is getting Oscar buzz for her his latest role as a pilot inFlight. Washington is the pilot William “Whip” Whitaker who averts a possible plane crash but comes under investigation for being under influence during the flight.
Matt Damon plays a corporate salesperson in Promised Land trying to buy drilling rights from local residents. Damon reunites with his Good Will Hunting director, Gus Van Sant for Promise Land. Damon wrote the screenplay with actor John Krasinski (The Office) from a story by Dave Eggers.
John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone) is garnering Oscar buzz for his role in The Sessions. In this movie based on a true story, Hawkes plays the poet Mark O’Brien paralyzed from the neck down due to polio and seeks a sex surrogate so he can lose his virginity.
Alan Arkin played film producer Lester Siegel in Ben Affleck’s Argo. The film was loosely based on story by former CIA operative, Tony Mendez about the rescue of six U.S. diplomats from Tehran during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Richard Gere plays billionaire hedge fund manager Robert Miller in Arbitrage. Gere’s Miller falsifies his company’s financial records in order to cover an investment loss and avoid being arrested for fraud.
Read the interview with these six leading men at The Hollywood Reporter.