Advertisement
Movies

‘They tricked’ Joaquin Phoenix into the 8乐彩票邀请码en Globes press room. He wasn’t pleased

Joaquin Phoenix at the 77th 8乐彩票邀请码en Globes
Joaquin Phoenix at the 77th 8乐彩票邀请码en Globe Awards.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Joaquin Phoenix wasn’t expecting to address the press backstage at the 8乐彩票邀请码en Globes8乐彩票邀请码 on Sunday, but it happened anyway.

Phoenix, who won lead actor8乐彩票邀请码 in a drama film for “Joker,” said he was tricked into going into the press room under the guise of taking more photos.

“I didn’t know that I was coming up here just now,” said Phoenix. “They ... tricked me. I’m not kidding.”

Follow along for live updates and behind-the-scenes happenings from the team of L.A. Times journalists inside and outside the event.

Then, when a reporter asked the actor about his preparation for portraying Arthur Fleck in the Todd Phillips-helmed film, Phoenix seemed exasperated at having to discuss the experience.

Advertisement

8乐彩票邀请码“I feel like I’ve talked about this for six months,” said Phoenix. “I feel like I’ve answered these questions. You want to hear a different version of it? I can try and change it slightly, or what should I do?”

8乐彩票邀请码He did, however, answer the reporter’s question.

“It was a long process. I think the way that I worked on this was quite erratic. I didn’t attack it linearly,” said Phoenix. “I think I was most curious about the medications that he was taking and the effects — the side effects of those medications that led us toward realizing that we had to have this wild fluctuation in weight. I kind of dug into an understanding of medication and side effects.”

He continued: “I read several books about political assassins that share a similar personality type to what I ultimately defined Arthur with. I’m not going to say who they are because I think those people have already gotten enough attention.”

Advertisement

He also expressed concern for the journalists who spent the evening backstage.

“Is it all right or is it awful?” Phoenix asked the reporters. “Do they bring you food? Do they have drinks?”

8乐彩票邀请码 Phoenix did find one silver lining for those cooped up in the press room during the ceremony: “There’s more space in here than there was out there.”


Newsletter
Get our weekly Indie Focus newsletter
Advertisement
689彩票地址 963彩票开户 7072彩票开户 689彩票邀请码 7073彩票网址 7073彩票地址 8炫彩彩票app 7073彩票注册 7073彩票登录 8炫彩彩票开户