Timothée gave an interview for Time Out Magazine. You can read it at the link with some snippets being posted below. It is accompanied by a new photoshoot which you can see in the gallery.
Every movie you do seems to be huge, though. Doesn’t that ever get overwhelming?
‘I’d rather be stressed out over how much work I’m doing than sitting in an apartment on 163rd Street and Grand Concourse in the Bronx, waiting for the phone to ring. Or taping an audition for “The Neon Demon” that I rehearsed for a week and sent in, and they didn’t respond. Or for “The Theory of Everything” or “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”.’
Have you gone all Hollywood and got a stylist?
‘I hear about celebrities who have stylists, and that blows my mind. It’s certainly not why I act, but I can wear cool clothes from some of the nicest designers in the world. [So why] am I going to pay someone to figure out what I should be wearing? That’s the fun part.’
What’s the most starstruck you’ve ever been?
‘It might have been Matthew McConaughey when I met him on “Interstellar”. He just oozes movie-star qualities. He’s so confident and rugged. And similarly with Christian Bale when I met him on “Hostiles”. I remember him asking me to repeat my name so he could hear it better and commit it to memory. My voice got caught in my throat, not really being able to get it out, thinking: Why, for the first time in my 20 years on this planet, is my mouth not following what my brain wants it to?’