Quote: "When it happens I never know what they're doing... It takes me a minute to catch on, and then it's OK. Kevin Spacey's... he is good." Christopher Walken is amused by his fellow actors' impressions of himself after becoming a favourite for stars to mimic.
Fact: Veteran actor Christopher Walken has added his star power to Hugh Jackman's upcoming biopic about bespectacled British Olympic ski jumper EDDIE 'THE EAGLE' EDWARDS. The Hollywood icon will portray the mentor to Jackman's Chuck Berghorn, a down-and-out American ski expert who helped to train the unlikely sportsman for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada. Kingsman: The Secret Service star Taron Egerton will tackle the role of Edwards. Dexter Fletcher will direct the project, with Matthew Vaughn serving as a producer.
Fact: Hollywood veteran Christopher Walken and actress Amber Heard are set to play father and daughter in a new drama. The pair will star in When I Live My Life Over Again, in which Heard will portray a New York City woman who retreats to her dad's home in the Hamptons as he prepares to launch a comeback as a crooner. The movie will shoot in the Big Apple in April (14).
Fact: Hollywood veteran Christopher Walken has been cast as Lenny Kravitz's father in new drama Little Rootie Tootie. The Oscar winner will portray a veteran jazz pianist whose son, played by the rocker-turned-actor, moves back home with his wife following the death of his mother. Production on the movie, directed by Dan Algrant, will begin in New York in January (14), reports Deadline.com.
Quote: "I love movies... Usually I get a senior-citizen ticket but I must have looked good because today I had to pay full." Actor Christopher Walken jokes about getting discounts at the movie theatre.
Quote: "We're happily married 41 years, and I'm lucky... We live simply in Connecticut, where I keep my Oscar, and in the city (New York), so there's variety. California's too insular. I don't like having to drive everywhere, so you stick inside your house a lot. The East Coast is a natural life. I jog, I'm a great cook. Mediterranean style. Fish, vegetables, fruit, olive oil, garlic." Movie icon Christopher Walken enjoys the simple life with his wife Georgianne.
Fact: Oscar winners Joanne Woodward and Christopher Walken are to team up for a reading of comedy ARSENIC + OLD LACE at the Westport Country Playhouse, Connecticut. The odd couple will headline the cast for the tribute to playwright Joseph Kesselring.
Fact: WILLIAM H. MACY, Christopher Walken and Morgan Freeman are to play unlikely art thieves in new movie THE LONELY MAIDEN. The trio will play art gallery security guards who are so upset when their favourite works are transferred to another site, they plot to steal them.
Quote: "I've made a bunch of movies I never saw... I've done movies that didn't even go straight to video." Christopher Walken on the pitfalls of his acting career.
Quote: "I got a letter the other day from a guy who asked me for a $57,000 loan. He was very specific about the amount. He also sent along a contract in which he laid out how much he'd pay me back each year. I thought, 'Does this guy expect a cheque or what?'" Christopher Walken receives strange fan mail.
Fact: The Deer Hunter co-stars Meryl Streep and Christopher Walken are to reunite in Central Park as the stars of the Public Theater's production of BERTOLT BRECHT's MOTHER COURAGE at the Delacorte Theatre. Streep will play the lead while newly-announced Walken will portray the cook.
Quote: <p>"I put it down to strong Irish genes. I'll grow old, taut and tight. In ten years' time I'm going to look like Christopher Walken." Actress SHARON STONE sees no need to slow the aging process with cosmetic surgery. </p>