I wanted someone young, but not a pretty boy I wanted a big, strong manly man -- a proper man -- because of what Elizabeth Bennet is going through. The whole process of falling in love -- from the physical and the emotional to the intellectual to the spiritual -- and to the way it changes your perceptions. ... That's what I tried to capture.
More Quotes from Joe Wright:It wasn't that originally I didn't want her. I think she's being too modest. I thought she may be too beautiful to play Elizabeth. I kind of had the idea that Elizabeth should be a little plainer. So I met a number of people for the role.
I don't want a kid who's interested in being a star. I'm interested in a kid who's interested in acting. This isn't Pop Idol.
We were trying to understand the emotional relevance of every move and gesture.
So much of today's film culture, in England and America, is based on lies, really. The industry is very ambitious, and success has become such an opium, people start from the wrong place they forget sometimes that the core of what we do is storytelling. It serves a need, a purpose for the individual and society to pull us together in shared experience and help us realize we're not alone in that experience.
You've got these six women - five daughters and Mrs Bennet - all talking over each other, all wanting to be heard and all needing their space. They've got to appear real.
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It takes 10 million failures to find the right stuff.
I don't know if I would've had the opportunity to be on 'Wizards of Waverly Place' if it weren't for my heritage. I realize everybody wants what they don't have. But at the end of the day, what you have inside is much more beautiful than what's on the outside!
His voice leads us not into timid discipleship but into bold witness.