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“Where do you live, what are you doing in town, who are you dating, are you still dating her… I could say things that I normally couldn’t, like, “Go fuck yourself.” Since it was written down… It was interesting, because I never got to express myself like that in life. On that eleventh one I’d be like, there were about ten people with rolls of duct tape on their belts watching us, and the director’s yelling at me to stop blocking her light, and to make it sexy. The guy wearing broken sandals and holey sweatpants in front of you and then it hits you: no, he would not.
I thought, “Wow, you have thought out everything in life and how it relates to the camera.” It was phenomenal just hearing all of his stuff, because he’s the only person to have ever talked about that—preparing for different camera types and all that. I don’t get that detailed, but if you’re doing a close-up, [moves in close to Neumer], if I’m fucking talking to you like this, and I’m all wound up—that works in a medium shot. It’s happened though that I’ve done that and they looked at me like I was just another guy who was coming up to say “hi” to them.
” It is a genuine talent—I’m not saying this to blow smoke up your ass, I’m saying the ability to have that presence on screen, I can tell you why you’re in demand in that [type of] role. But, if I had to it would be really weird to be somewhere. I have to pay my bills, and a guy in my position—I have to pick the best of what I’m offered. JOHN CORBETT: Yeah, it sounds snobbish and ungrateful. I’ve never had to go try and get back into the steel factory because I needed money… I put about three years of my life into this thing, and it exhausted me. I was explaining this to Brian [Herzlinger] who I befriended when he was doing his thing. I was explaining, he saying, “You get to come on set, aren’t you excited,” I was like, “Eh.” He was like, “You’re not excited, think about the cast.” I was like, here’s the deal—if it comes off, great, I’ll be excited about it afterwards, but I’m assuming that everything potentially that could go wrong, is going to go wrong, and that it’s never going to come off. There’s not one thing I’ve done where I feel like, “God, I really did just do that for the dough.” Or, “Please don’t ever go see that [film], don’t bring that up.” I have never done that yet. ” CHRIS NEUMER: What you are saying makes perfect sense. CHRIS NEUMER: Okay, now that you say that I have to ask, how? CHRIS NEUMER: How you get out of these situations—Like you have the forty-five year old, slightly overweight housewife from wherever… But, I keep moving for one, and they say, “Hey, can I take a picture? I envy you, on some levels, but on other levels, you can take it—that’s fine. CHRIS NEUMER: Because she learned at age eleven how to deal with rejection! Look, I’m almost forty-seven, and there I was hanging out with a sixteen year old and we were on the same fucking level. I’m thirty-two and there’s not a chance in hell where I’ll be able to think, “Okay, this girl dumped me, I’m moving on.” There’s a little bit more to it than that! You do a scene-study class where we work on a scene all week long. You can study it for twenty years and being acting next to some actor that Larry Clark just pulled off the street, and you both could do a halfway decent job. CHRIS NEUMER: It’s not like there are medical doctors out there where some of them have gone through fifteen years of schooling, and some of them say, “I’m going to take a hack at brain surgery.” It doesn’t work that way. ” CHRIS NEUMER: I think acting for the most part, is best when you’re not thinking about it. CHRIS NEUMER: He was like, “I got up, and I just didn’t feel it.” People were really taking him to task on this. I can try to help him, and together we can make something that’s funny or sad, you know? That’s my main motivation—to help this guy in any way I can. Jerry [O’Connell] for example, I’m not sure he was out of his mom yet before he was acting. He was acting young, he was still a zygote— JOHN CORBETT: Yeah, with he was already eleven, but I think he was acting before that right? If you don’t know, feel free to tell me, but do you feel that your late start in acting has given you extra perspective on both life and/or the craft?
I’m not offered big, meaty roles in movies that I go see and go, fuck, I wish I were in a movie like that! [Most of the time], I play a nice-guy boyfriend and this and that. I’m so happy to be able to do this and not say you know what, the bills are due and nobody’s offered me a fucking movie. But, if I did have enough money so that I would never have to work again, whatever that magic number is… CHRIS NEUMER: Let me ask you this—George Clooney has got the cash not to work, but he sometimes uses what he’s got to do something like . CHRIS NEUMER: Is there a small, I’d hate to call it a passion project, but is there a small project like that where you’ve got all the cash you want, and don’t have to work. Not only that, but somebody’s publicist is going to be there, and insult me and my mother like they always do, and I’m just going to have to smile and take it. I’ve been talking about this just in relationship to politics. This has been going on since before we were actually a country! It’s always interesting to me when an actor like yourself comes up to me and goes, “Listen, I want to project to be good, but you know what, it’s also a job.” I understand that. But then there’s a housewife out in Iowa who’s like, “Oh my God, Aiden, I can’t believe Aiden just said that out loud! JOHN CORBETT: Well, one of my jobs in life was being a doorman at nightclubs for years. She’s in Seattle walking down the street and she sees you, and goes, “Oh my God, you’re Aiden! ” I say, let’s do it really fast because I got to go… JOHN CORBETT: Yeah, and I’ll do a quick [picture] but it’s leaning in and starting to walk… If you came up to me in a bar or restaurant, I’m like a cop—I do a quick assessment. For starters, I’m not trying to blow you—that comes later. JOHN CORBETT: Not to pat my own back, but it’s rare to see an actor who’s not in the scene, hanging out on the set, because you get so used [to them] saying, “Let me know how long you need me.” I was down there watching those guys rehearse—if I have any kind of input, I’m going to fucking say it! It’s always awkward, when you’re talking to a sixteen-year-old, who seems more mature in social situations that you… JOHN CORBETT: [nods] Yeah CHRIS NEUMER: Going back, for the time being, to the screen presence that you carry. On Monday night, we’ll get up and perform this eight-minute scene in front of the other thirty people who are in the class. But, in acting there are so many ways to get the truth, or the reality of the role. I was thinking about this in reference to some of the things that you had said about sort or showing up, and I don’t want to say go through the motions, but just sort of a forced working with these romantic comedies. I really want to go away from the experience having the director feel like I did whatever he wanted me to do, and that I never got in his way, and that I helped him make the movie. They’ve got the fucking electric department hired before they get to me. If I’m saying, “I don’t know, man, why do you want me to do that? Having gotten into it when you were an adult, having a sort of nonfamous/celebrity mind-set already instilled in you? I mean, my true experience is that when I met this group of actors when I was a kid, I might have been twenty-four. ” Seeing that progression—that would be something interesting.
We did a really nice piece on Jeff Daniels, and some stuff with Tippi Hedren… CHRIS NEUMER: I’ll actually put this to your test, which is if you think the interview is sucking, you just get up and walk away and we’ll just kill it. I’ve known your work on an ancillary basis throughout, and I realized that you this ability— JOHN CORBETT: These are glasses, aren’t they? JOHN CORBETT: I’m so blind, look through there [hands the dark-tinted glasses to Neumer] CHRIS NEUMER: [trying glasses on] Wow. With you, you’ll be onscreen with Kate Hudson, and even though she’s doing all the talking, I find myself looking over to you. I didn’t go to college, and I started making a living at this when I was twenty-five, twenty-six. Do I need to do anything besides show up not drunk in the morning? But, it puts money in the bank and it’s how I pay my bills now. JOHN CORBETT: [laughs] Yeah, I worked with her for three weeks… CHRIS NEUMER: Oh come on, in you were throwing “fuck” around all the time! CHRIS NEUMER: Sticking with the basketball reference, there was actually a guy who made news here in Chicago, Larry Hughes who was traded from the [Cleveland] Cavs to the [Chicago] Bulls… CHRIS NEUMER: Okay, well he was a really talented guy who came out and was taken near the top of the draft. CHRIS NEUMER: It’s very simple, it’s very logical, and naturally I would never in anyway associate it with most actors that I’ve spoken with, because of those two reasons. You went with the, “I’m here to help the director, so I’m going to help the director—that’s my motivation.” JOHN CORBETT: Yeah… But I think I’ve found a way to just be there now, and now I’m going to be there… CHRIS NEUMER: Or better yet, sticking with Daniel Craig, you want him walking away from your exchange and thinking, “Oh my God JOHN CORBETT just came over to me! JOHN CORBETT: [laughs] CHRIS NEUMER: You’ve got to set your sights a little higher. a fair amount, and I go to people’s homes— JOHN CORBETT: Is the magazine Chicago-based? I live out in Oak Park, which is home to Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway.
There were a lot of reviews for people who were stumped. As we started doing more interviews, and things like that with […] CHRIS NEUMER: Yes, the magazine has a funny name. There were a lot of reviews for people who were stumped. As we started doing more interviews, and things like that with people such as yourself, and others—as I mentioned our last cover was with Billy Bob Thorton. But, I was really excited to talk to you and I’ll tell you why—I was looking at some of the stuff you’ve done. CHRIS NEUMER: No, that’s fine, I’ll just pretend you’re Jack Nicholson… JOHN CORBETT: [Laughs] CHRIS NEUMER: And, they’re tinted as well? Patric was drop-dead good-looking, good with the ladies, everything—he also looked just like Errol Flynn, except he had virtually no on-screen presence. When he was doing things, you’d be looking elsewhere because he never really stood out, he just sort of faded into the background. If I had to go get a regular job, I don’t know if I could. So, I do a little bit of that, you know, but I don’t have to do many scenes like that in the movies I so. If they had a good experience, and I did too, maybe they’ll hire me again, someday. Either of those answers would have been acceptable. It’s happened to me a few times, where I just didn’t want to be there for whatever reasons… JOHN CORBETT: [If] I didn’t like being away from home, or if I didn’t like the fucking town I was in, for whatever reason. They asked whether or not I wanted to be here on Monday or Tuesday, and I said that your last day was Tuesday, so… JOHN CORBETT: [laughs] But, I remember all the encounters that I’ve had with famous people. Just like with the directors, I want them to go away with a good memory of Johnny the C’s encounter…
CHRIS NEUMER: In all fairness you were close [location-wise], weren’t you? They told me they had a little interview for me to do.
CHRIS NEUMER: That’s when the real acting kicks in.
I’m not getting an satisfaction by putting them in their place by saying, “Come on bro, I’ve been asked that a thousand times.” CHRIS NEUMER: The suggestion was not for you to be like, “Hey douchebag listen, where do I start? The suggestion was how you deal with it, internally? JOHN CORBETT: I treat as it I’ve never answered that question before.
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