Wright dresses like a hip businessman, but fanboy-franchise blood flows in his veins.
Considering all the muscle cars "Baby Driver", does that make him a vehicle guy? It was like, I'm going to take the bull by the horns and go for it.
Elgort, who now hones his musical skills by producing original electropop (he expects an album release later this year), remembers Marlon Brando's performance in "On the Waterfront" as one of the first that inspired him to practice dramatic acting in conjunction with musical theater. He just drives. He has no intention of getting mixed up with criminals, but as they say, you lie down with dogs, you get fleas.
Who did you talk to?
"That was a great way to start the movie off". George Miller is The Man! I don't think I'm better than anybody else.
"I'm a really good driver now", he said with a sheepish grin.
The Fault In Our Stars actor didn't hide his displeasure, bluntly admitting, 'I'm not happy with his presidency, but hopefully this is a big eye-opener and we'll be able to not allow this to happen again'. However, Wright's departure from Ant-Man did have an upside for the director.as it led to his passion project, Baby Driver. And you've got songs from multiple generations, from the boomers on down.
"I also knew when we got it", he said. It's one of a couple of things that I'm developing. What's amusing is that some people say, "Oh, this film's a departure for you", but it's actually the oldest idea I've had, in a sense.
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"I just harassed Sony and asked once a week".
When Wright first started obsessively listening to the track in 1995, the British writer-director visualized a auto chase set to it.
And then that turned into the idea of how the driver can only drive when he has the appropriate soundtrack.
Amid all the high-speed action, this "Baby" is also spiked with humor. It felt like the soundtrack to my life and, once I cranked those tunes and the camera rolled, I felt unstoppable.
"Baby Driver" starts with a typical robbery and vehicle chase. He's not the first name that comes to mind for such a role. In terms of the delivery, it's unlike anything you would've seen, and the plot is serviceable enough to remain gripping. "Every young actors dream". So whoever I had in my mind in 2007 were now too old for it.
"I always wanted", Elgort said, "to do something that was iconic and people could look it up on YouTube, and that opening walk scene of seeing Baby Driver, I think people will do that".
"Eventually, I hope I can have a career that's uncategorisable". This has led to a habit of sound-tracking everything he does, whether it's a high-speed vehicle chase or a stroll down the street to fetch coffee (which he does in a great long take where the lyrics to the song he's listening to appear as graffiti on the buildings behind him). His 2010 movie "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" was one of the most ambitious studio movies of recent memory and "Shaun of the Dead" remains a modern classic. "You could definitely tell when Edgar was tickled".