'The Last Jedi' villain Supreme Leader Snoke is a complicated guy
'The Last Jedi' villain Supreme Leader Snoke is a complicated guy
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'The Last Jedi' villain Supreme Leader Snoke is a complicated guy

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[MUSIC] So we know you have your hand in so many different projects. I've been told we can't talk about or ask you directly about Star Wars, so I won't say the S-word. [LAUGH] [LAUGH] But maybe can you tell us about your experience working with that film? Yeah, I mean, it's been an amazing franchise to be part of. You know, first starting with J.J., and then now with Rian Johnson. He's made an incredible film. And again, another really challenging character to play. You know, without saying too much about him, he is both. He is strong with the force, he is strong with the dark side of the force, obviously, but he is also a deeply wounded character. And there's a lot of venom that he feels towards the resistance. So, without giving too much away, that's the little, sort of snapshot. Yeah, no, I mean, and evolving these characters is really, it's very exciting as an actor to, and I realize this sort of almost at the end of Lord of the Rings when Peter Jackson asked me to play King Kong. That here was not a technology that allowed an actor to play anything That you could go often to all of these previously a ractable roles because of the [UNKNOWN] scale of the character liking [UNKNOWN] or the extreme [UNKNOWN] lengthy, Skeletal kind of figure that Snoke is, for instance, or the three and a half foot wiry Golum. Suddenly it doesn't matter what your shape as an actor is, or how old you are, or what the color of your skin is, or what sex you are. You can You can now climb into any of these characters. And that has been I suppose the most thrilling philosophically as an actor. This tool that enables you to do that is what's been amazing over the course of our 17 years to push and to sort of Try and see how we can allow the actor's palette to increase over lots of different media.

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