Al Pacino Could Have Been A Star Wars Star – If He’d Understood The Plot

0
0
Subscribe to Al Pacino alerts

Al Pacino turned down the major talk shows and newspapers, who were dying for an interview with the legendary actor. Instead, he hosted a Q&A show in New York, Sydney and now London.

The show would never be recreated; would never be screened. It was well and truly a one-off. Some of the things he said, though, have escaped the walls of the London Palladium. It turns out, Pacino, best known for his roles in The Godfather, Scarface and Dog Day Afternoon, could have been known for his roles in Star Wars and Die Hard. "Star Wars was mine for the taking but I didn’t understand the script," he admitted, according to The Evening Standard. "I’m not a very good judge of what’s good," he also said. We can’t really see it, Al, not in Star Wars, anyway. A role as the bad guy in Die Hard may have worked, but Harrison Ford and Bruce Willis nailed Han and John for us. He denied being offered the leading roles in Goodfellas, Midnight Cowboy and Misery, made famous by Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman and James Caan, though.

The insider gossip didn’t stop there. Apprently, "Michelle was a good kisser, Michelle Pfeiffer," he said, referring to their time on 1991's Frankie and Johnny. All in all, fans of film will have been enthralled by his talk, which included some off the cuff acting and his classic, dry sense of humour.

Al PacinoHe might be considered a recluse, but when he's out and about, he's not shy

Al PacinoPacino's a cool customer

 


Contactmusic

Tags: Al Pacino

0
0
Subscribe to Al Pacino alerts
Advertisement

More Al Pacino

Al Pacino Meets with Marvel's Kevin Feige - But What's the Project?

Al Pacino has revealed that he has met with Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige about a potential project. Though the meetings don't appear to have...

Natalie Portman Joins Likes Of Meryl Streep & Kevin Spacey In Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols

Natalie Portman has paid tribute to the late director Mike Nichols.Natalie Portman at the Childrens' Hospital Gala in Los Angeles in October 2014.Read More: The...

Danny Collins Trailer

1970s rocker Danny Collins (Al Pacino) has earned a reputation for himself as a sell-out. He hasn't written a song for years, and his family...

Interstellar Is A New Genre For Nolan

Over the past 15 years, Christopher Nolan has proven himself as a master of intelligent filmmaking, generally sticking to the psychological thriller genre while mixing...

Advertisement

Al Pacino Is At His Best In The Humbling

It is most definitely not life imitating art as Al Pacino takes on the role of a washed-up actor in his latest film, The Humbling....

The Humbling Trailer

"All the world's a stage, and the men and women merely players". Or so thinks Simon Axler (Al Pacino), a washed up aged actor who...

Al Pacino To Make A Return To The Stage

Acting legend Al Pacino is set to return to Broadway this time next year. The 74 year old will star in a new play by...

Steve Martin Awarded AFI's Life Achievement Award

Steve Martin will receive the "highest honour in film", the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. The AFI announced the news on their website on...

Advertisement

Comments

Al Pacino Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Al Pacino

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All