Q&A with Brie Larson

Can you talk about finding this role and the decision to take it?
I had read the book maybe a year before the script was sent to me and I just loved it. A book hadn’t suspended my disbelief in that way, and I’m always reading. I love to read.

Q&A with Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto, and Chris Pine

Why do audiences love Kirk and Spock so much? What gives their relationship such dynamism?
Pine: I think the Enterprise represents, psychologically speaking, parts of one person. I always think of the triumvirate of McCoy, Kirk and Spock as representing parts of a single human being.

Q&A with Barry Crimmins and Bobcat Goldthwait

How did this film develop?
Barry had written an article for the Boston Phoenix about his experience testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. It’s just so funny and well written… it reminded me of a Frank Capra story.

Q&A with Andy Serkis

Can you talk about the evolution of Caesar’s character from Rise of the Planet of the Apes to this film?
The approach to the role for me has always been to think of Caesar as having a human mind within an ape’s body.

Q&A with Amma Asante and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Can you each talk about your first impression of the painting that inspired this film?
Mbatha-Raw: I first saw a postcard reproduction of it that I bought in a gift shop.