The scene is an excellent example of Wolff's unwavering commitment to his character. It turns out the actor took the part very seriously, thinking it to be his big acting break. He even asked Ari Aster if he could use a real desk for his performance. Naturally, the filmmaker was not on board with Wolff's fierce dedication since it could have disastrous effects.
Alex Wolff Talks Committing To Hereditary Scene, But Sounds Like The Process Of Filming It Was Brutal
If you’re a horror fan, you’ve probably got your own list of favorites and most terrifying films. For me, Hereditary is near the top. Honestly, it’s probably up there pretty high, or at least present, for you as well (despite it’s low CinemaScore). Ari Aster’s emotional horror flick does a lot of things right, as do the stars. Star Alex Wolff has opened up about committing to that wild desk scene, and it sounds like the process of filming was almost as hardcore and brutal as it looks on screen.
Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has added yet another new member to its expansive cast. On Tuesday it was announced that Alex Wolff, who recently appeared in M. Night Shyamalan's Old and starred with Nicholas Cage in the film Pig (via The Hollywood Reporter). Wolff's role in the film was not revealed. Wolff is just the latest actor cast in the film. Last week, it was announced that Army of the Dead and Army of Thieves star Matthias Schweighöfer had been cast in the film and, prior to that, it was announced that Drake and Josh star Josh Peck had joined the film's expansive cast as well.
Alex Wolff, who last year appeared in M. Night Shyamalan’s Old and the Nicolas Cage indie hit Pig, is the latest actor to join Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan’s actor-stuffed biopic on J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the fathers of the A-bomb. Cillian Murphy, who appeared in Nolan’s Batman movies as well as the filmmaker’s Dunkirk, is portraying the physicist with the call sheet being more atomically packed than the periodic table of elements: Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, David Krumholtz and David Dastmalchian are...
Christopher Nolan Recruits Alex Wolff For Oppenheimer, Mission To Cast Everyone In Hollywood Nearly Complete
At this point, it seems like it's easier to start listing all of the Hollywood actors not cast in Christopher Nolan's WWII drama, "Oppenheimer." For those keeping score at home, the cast "Oppenheimer" already includes Cillian Murphy, Florence Pugh, Kenneth Branagh, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, Jason Clarke, Benny Safdie, Rami Malek, Jack Quaid, Michael Angarano, Josh Peck, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, James D'Arcy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Modine, David Dastmalchian, David Krumholtz, Scott Grimes, Devon Bostick, Emma Dumont, Dylan Arnold, and a partridge in a pear tree. I swear, the cast of "Oppenheimer" is so stacked, it feels like someone's Tumblr fancast come to life.
Washington [US], March 23 (ANI): Actor Alex Wolff, who last year appeared in M. Night Shyamalan's 'Old' and Nicolas Cage's indie hit 'Pig', is the latest actor to join Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer', a biopic on J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the fathers of the atomic bomb. As per The Hollywood...
With all of the talent on Sacred Heart's basketball team, it's easy for solid contributors to get a little lost in the shuffle. But one of those contributors will get their due, as senior forward Alexandra Wolff was voted as this week's Athlete of the Week. Here are a few...
Alex Wolff stood her ground under the basket as a Male Lady Bulldog tried to shoot. After the Lady Bulldogs got the rebound, they tried their luck again against Sacred Heart’s senior forward. Swat. The moment early in the Valkyries’ 65-46 dismantling of Male in the girls' Seventh Region...
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The actor talks about working with Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage in Pig and trusting his instincts. “I just really feel unbelievably lucky, “expresses Alex Wolff as we wrapped up our conversation about his mannered, moving performance in Pig. The former child star has come a long way from his days on the Nickelodeon musical comedy series The Naked Brothers Band, in which he starred alongside his brother Nat Wolff. The Wolff brothers even turned their musical roots from the show into a successful pop-rock duo. But on screen, this humble 24-year-old actor has turned from being a young child star into a noticeable talent, co-starring in studio comedies The Sitter and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, to even being part of the two Jumanji reboot films. But his calling card of late is being the indie darling casting choice over the last couple of years. Turning in incredibly layered, emotionally charged portrayals of relatable yet flawed characters like in My Friend Dahmer and Thoroughbreds. He most notably broke through with the 2018’s horror family drama, Hereditary, where Wolff showcased why he is one of the best up-and-coming actors we have working today going toe to toe with the fierce performance by co-star Toni Collette. The following year, Wolff showcased the ability to be a triple threat as he wrote, directed, and starred in the indie The Cat and the Moon, a coming of age story that received positive responses from critics and audiences.
EXCLUSIVE: Alex Wolff (Pig, Hereditary) has signed on to star opposite the previously announced Kiersey Clemons in Sophie Kargman’s thriller, Susie Searches. Kargman’s feature directorial debut is based on her 2020 short of the same name, in which she starred alongside Delon de Metz, Sam Lerner, Gabriel Notarangelo and Alison Rich. The darkly comic thriller follows Susie (Clemons), an awkward college student who seizes the opportunity to bolster her popularity—and her overlooked true-crime podcast—by solving the disappearance of a classmate. But as her investigation proceeds, we realize that the truth and Susie aren’t at all what they seem. Wolff will play Jesse, the...
Between the ages of nine and 11, Alex Wolff starred in Nickelodeon’s The Naked Brothers Band, a musical comedy series created by his mother, Polly Draper. He played the drums and his brother Nat sang. It was around this time he’d look forward to his parents cooking him French toast for breakfast, a dish he prepares for Nicolas Cage – and is subsequently scolded by Nicolas Cage for preparing badly – in the pair’s new film, Pig. “Whenever I have French toast it brings me right back,” he recalls fondly today. “It was kismet that we ate it in the movie.”