The 22-year-old British actor opened up about his motivation, taking tips from peers and getting into the mind of Arthur Kipps for The Woman in Black. Check it:
On where he gets his motivation from: “Iâ€™m very motivated by the doubt of others. Whenever I hear people talk about the Potter kids as if weâ€™re not going to be able to make it out of the series…That really lights a fire under me.”
On still working on his craft: “Sometimes I really feel like Iâ€™m getting the hang of it, because I never really had a process. My process was mainly that I hit my marks and I said my lines. So Iâ€™m kind of trying to find a process that allows me to find a surefire way into a character, if it doesnâ€™t come easily. Iâ€™m working on that. And there are some days when I feel like, â€˜Yeah, God, Iâ€™m actually learning something! This is great!â€™ and there are some days when I go, â€˜Oh my God, Iâ€™m never going to feel good at this. Iâ€™m never going to feel like Iâ€™m not a fraud.”
On the emotional scenes in The Woman in Black: “The emotional stuff is the trickiest, absolutely,â€ he says. â€œAnd thatâ€™s why I feel I made some strides in this film because actually, for the first time, I felt able to really allow my own emotions to come out through the character. I know it sounds bizarre to say this now, but it was a fairly new experience for me, for whatever reason. I think I had a sense of it on the last Potter, but not before then.”
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