No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film.— Donal Logue
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I am in Ghost Rider but I'm not sure when it's coming out.
I remember working on movies like Gettysburg and feeling that Jeff Daniels was kind of a mentor.
Young actors are pretty fantastic. I can't even imagine doing stuff like that when I was a kid.
We own our movie and are now close to breaking even, even without finishing domestic DVD deals.
I think in a weird way that the entertainment industry is strangely more brutally honest than any other.
I played on this soccer team, called Hollywood United, and there were a lot of old ex-international pro-players. We played this benefit match at the Rose Bowl, and the crowd streamed in. It's so nerve-wracking to go out into a stadium, feeling a billion eyes upon you when you mess up your touches. That's an overwhelming environment.
Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators and they knew we had to do a family show. Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.
It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent.
It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there.
San Diego was fantastic. I think there's something about San Diego that is quite different than Los Angeles.
My characters are always utterly sympathetic to me.
The desert feels Irish in a way - lonely and barren.
If someone said, 'Think of a happy place for you,' I'd say a glacial plane near the South Pole, the wind howling, nobody in sight, a shack with a pot-belly stove and some tea.
Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
I've been lucky enough to go back and forth.
I'm a huge fan of things like The Wire and The Shield.
I have 52 first cousins. My mom and dad were the only two to move to North America, so I've got deep family there, but I'm a California kid.
Every once in awhile, when you can see shades of the person's real interior life, I think that's interesting.
A college football star, by his senior year, is used to running out there with 110,000 people going nuts. They feel comfortable in that environment. To me, a set feels like that. The one thing that I do know is that, as long as I'm prepared, I know this environment and this world.
This sounds so bogus, but I would love to, at some point when my kids are in college, is just go do a whole season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and do a year of plays. Most actors miss the days of live theater.
As the season progresses, it's like the doors open up to all the different worlds that were teased about in the pilot.
One thing that's interesting is that whenever something starts, like the school year when you were a kid, it feels like such a significantly huge time in your life and how much life has changed. What's surprising is how quickly it's going by.
You can judge a country by the way it treats its prisoners, and you can always judge a show by the way it treats people coming on to do these guest shots.
There's a certain kind of existential freedom that comes to people who realize that all the things that they hold onto and that they think define them, once they're gone, there's this new freedom to determine the way you're going to live your life.
I have to say that it was a thrilling ride to be on 'Terriers.
' It was this odd circumstance where it was really loved by the people it was loved by, but it didn't do well. In fairness to FX, they were just so generous in keeping it on the air the whole year.
I just personally feel like the best writing for actors exists in cable television.
I wanna be the villain. Villains have fun.
To be honest, when you're young and you watch The Deer Hunter for the first time, that's when you're like, "That's what I want to do."
I didn't originally want to be an actor. I didn't know what I wanted to be.
I felt like 'Life' was a great show. It was really well-written.
Follow your deepest dream, the one you had as a kidbut stay focused.
Once a film is made and it exists, someone somewhere is going to watch it and that is kind of the magic of it all.
My mom, she's from Ireland, coached tennis in Nigeria when she was a missionary and turned me on to it when I was young.
I'm a professional hanger outer. I'm a super liability, too. I joke around and I'm like a hyper-active child.
I don't know why I don't watch the Oscars. It's not bitterness or anything; it just seems weird.
It's nice to be in a world where you're not going to exhaust storylines with potential villains.
I feel quite blessed that I can actually balance between the two worlds, because a lot of really talented actors I know end up getting set in a certain category and no one will ever buy that they can exist outside that category, even though you know full well that they can.
The easiest and most accessible emotion is rage.
I honestly feel like we never had a bad episode by TV standards.
Every week I felt there were so many strong components of the show, especially the writing.
I did a pilot for HBO, called One Percent, that they didn't end up picking up, but it was a pretty intense and dramatic piece.
I love not feeling this hydraulic pressure that you have to create this comic moment within every scene. You can just play it as it is.
I'm a huge fan of Michael Hirst, and I'm a huge fan of historical drama.
It's always surprised me that the most successful and really amazing shows are also the happiest environments, and very welcoming.
Then I did The Tao of Steve and that was at Sundance in 2000 where it did really well.
There was something about that form of comedy that's just difficult.
It never really felt like you could just fully commit to all the colors that you carry with you.
It's so nerve-wracking to go out into a stadium, feeling a billion eyes upon you when you mess up your touches. That's an overwhelming environment.
I've played some good villains, in the last few years.
I'm good where I'm at. But it is fun playing villains, for sure.
I'd have to say my favorite thing about working on the show, and something that might be intriguing to other people, is that it's just such an amazingly welcoming environment to work in.
I like that kind of stuff. I like doing speeches. I've been lucky because I've had a lot of characters, over the years, who will have three or four page speeches.