Collider sat down with Joe and Dania to talk Premium Rush, Hitrecord and Don Jon’s Addiction among other things.
Some things we’ve heard already, but there are also a few interesting tidbits. Like what motivated Joe to do the movie:

I was in the middle of shooting 50/50, the first time that I read the script for Premium Rush, and it was very different.  50/50 is a movie about a guy fighting cancer, who’s body is giving up on him, and this was a character who was very strong and confident in his body.  And riding a bike around New York City, all summer, sounded just like the perfect thing. 

Or how directing a movie himself changed his perception of acting:

As an actor, it’s always important to understand what the director is after.  That, to me, is my job.  When I’m acting, I like to ask a lot of questions and understand exactly why the director is doing what they’re doing, so that I can provide him or her with the ingredients that they need to get the scene that they want.  I asked a lot of questions of Dave [Koepp] because I want to understand where the director is coming from.  It’s not to challenge them, in any way.  It’s just so that I can do my job best.  I can’t wait to act again, and not direct.  They’re two very, very different creative challenges.  

I think it’s interesting, that he can’t wait to act again after directing his first movie. Hopefully we’ll hear something about his follow up to Don Jon’s Addiction soon.
You can read the full interview by clicking the picture or going here.

Collider sat down with Joe and Dania to talk Premium Rush, Hitrecord and Don Jon’s Addiction among other things.

Some things we’ve heard already, but there are also a few interesting tidbits. Like what motivated Joe to do the movie:

I was in the middle of shooting 50/50, the first time that I read the script for Premium Rush, and it was very different.  50/50 is a movie about a guy fighting cancer, who’s body is giving up on him, and this was a character who was very strong and confident in his body.  And riding a bike around New York City, all summer, sounded just like the perfect thing. 

Or how directing a movie himself changed his perception of acting:

As an actor, it’s always important to understand what the director is after.  That, to me, is my job.  When I’m acting, I like to ask a lot of questions and understand exactly why the director is doing what they’re doing, so that I can provide him or her with the ingredients that they need to get the scene that they want.  I asked a lot of questions of Dave [Koepp] because I want to understand where the director is coming from.  It’s not to challenge them, in any way.  It’s just so that I can do my job best.  I can’t wait to act again, and not direct.  They’re two very, very different creative challenges.  

I think it’s interesting, that he can’t wait to act again after directing his first movie. Hopefully we’ll hear something about his follow up to Don Jon’s Addiction soon.

You can read the full interview by clicking the picture or going here.

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