Jamie Dornan and Eddie Redmayne began their time in Hollywood as roommates. For Variety’s “Actors on Actors,” presented by Amazon Studios, they reflect on driving their tiny red rental car around Los Angeles, only to be rejected at auditions over and over.
Dornan and Redmayne also discuss their most recent roles in “Wild Mountain Thyme” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” respectively.
“I found this very unique feeling on ‘Chicago 7,’ going home at night. ‘Oh, I don’t get to say those again,’” Redmayne says. “And the weird thing with jobs, you find that years later, occasionally, walking down the street, and the odd line from something will have remained.”
Dornan had a similar experience on the set of “Wild Mountain Thyme”: “When I finished, when we wrapped, I went into my trailer and had this strange, physical reaction to not getting to have another day with these people on the set. I sort of collapsed and cried