Benedict Cumberbatch has long had a passionate social-media following, but it was BBC’s “Sherlock” that made him a star.Of course, it doesn’t hurt that he’s a great actor, now starring as Alan Turing in Morten Tyldum’s “The Imitation Game.” Edward Norton is among the few thesps to have scored an Oscar nom for his screen debut, 1996’s “Primal Fear.” He has emerged as one of the top actors of his generation, and pokes fun at that reputation in Alejandro G.His acting credits include roles in the films Primal Fear, American History X and Fight Club.From 1981 to 1985,along with his brother, he attended Pasquaney, a camp in Hebron New Hampshire.Everyone is watching Birdman as one of the expected contenders for Oscar. Photos of the cast on the carpet at the Palais including Bruce Willis, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, and Edward Norton, who looked sooooooo great and so fresh and not truculent at all, are attached. Not for Renner, who does look impressive but his gross hands grossed me out in M: I4, but for Edward Norton.They’ve been talking like Michael Keaton is a lock. Read Full Intro Feels like a trailer storm, doesn’t it? He also appeared in an ESL textbook, Only in America, used by Nova, a major Japanese language school.Edward Norton and Shauna Robertson are reportedly man and wife.
- because during the interview Edward is asked about Leonardo Di Caprio Full Story Dude in the glasses is so stoked. Full Story And now for everything that reminds us that Saturday Night Live is never quite as good as we want it to be. Full Story I was just talking about them together last week! Edward Norton doesn’t work a ton (IMDb shows no movies in 2013), and his interviews are few and far between.He’s also currently at work writing the screenplay for his 10-years-in-the-making adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn, which he will direct and star in as a Tourette-afflicted accidental detective. (UPDATE: We just received word from the film's publicist that has found a new distributor and won't be coming out until this summer, exact date TBD.) The A. Club: You’ve said you took a significant pay cut to do Leaves Of Grass. Edward Norton: [Laughs.] I just thought it was very original, and felt it was a movie we actually decided to produce as a company for Tim [Blake Nelson]—to really shepherd it and help it get made. It was so personal to him, and he had such a firm handle on these strangely juxtaposed worlds of classical philosophy and Southern Oklahoma pot growers. It’s my favorite kind of thing, where it’s like when the person driving has their hands on the wheel so they know where they’re going. AVC: How explicit did he make those philosophical underpinnings?So once you invest all that in it, you kind of have to do what it takes to get it made. For example, your character references Nietzsche’s The Birth Of Tragedy in the film, which is all about the Apollonian/Dionysian conflict.Pegged as one of the defining actors of his generation thanks to an impressive run of films like Primal Fear, Fight Club, American History X, and The 25th Hour, Edward Norton has spent the last decade more or less confounding those weighty expectations.His quiet, considered work in smaller films like Down In The Valley and The Painted Veil has been balanced by roles in big-budget genre films like Red Dragon, The Incredible Hulk, and the 2008 police procedural Pride And Glory, with Norton also taking long leaves of absence from screens entirely.