I've commissioned an adaptation of 'The Jungle', by Upton Sinclair, a story of a young immigrant from Lithuania to the meat-packing industry of Chicago in 1904, and the rise of the unions in America.
Older actors can still play young, but it's harder for young actors to be able to play that age range.
My advice would be to write what is most personal and specific to your experience or your life. And your voice will emerge and because of its specificity, it will be universal.
The biggest effect celebrity had on me was that I stopped being open and receptive and started to walk around with my head down.
Can I tell you how strange it is to look in your rearview mirror and see guys in cars tailing you?
London is completely unpredictable when it comes to weather. You'll start a scene, and it's a beautiful morning. You get there at 6 in the morning, set up, you start the scene, start shooting. Three hours later, it is pitch black and rainy.