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Savage Grace: Eddie Redmayne mentions starring in a movie that scored 5% on Rotten Tomatoes

Eddie Redmayne recalled his acting career and the years before reaching A-list status in Hollywood.

Before the critically acclaimed roles of the 40-year-old British actor in 2012 Wretched, 2014 Theory of Everything and 2015 Danish girlhe has starred in many films that were not so well received.

I’m talking to Vanity fair about his latest thriller, Good Nurse – in which he stars alongside Jessica Chastain – Redmayne discussed his previous projects.

“The truth is, you do a lot of work before anyone sees any of your work,” admitted the Oscar-winner.

“So I’ve been making all these films for years. I made a movie called A wild grace with Julianne Moore, in which I played a guy named Anthony Bacon who killed his mother. ”

While the 2007 crime drama got an unfavorable rating of 38 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Redmayne still remembered the 2011 drama / comedy that scored even lower on Rotten Tomatoes.

“I made a movie called Peasant, who has five per cent on Rotten Tomatoes, in which I played a Texan meta-addicted pedophile.

Based on the novel of the same name, Blake Lively, Juliette Lewis and Alec Baldwin also star in the film, directed by Chloë Grace Moretz.

“So I made all these films, nobody saw them – fortunately in some cases. But then, of course, you make a movie that you become famous for, and that’s the world. Without your knowledge, this is a trajectory that you follow for some time, ”he added.

Eddie Redmayne in “The Danish Girl”

(© Universal Studios)

Redmayne earned his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in 2015 for his portrayal of a transgender woman in Danish girlwhich he said was a “mistake” in the game for him.


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