On the latest episode of Variety Magazine’s Actors on Actors, two young actors who are having career years, David Oyelowo and Jack O’Connell sat down to discuss their method and the extraordinary roles in two huge films this year.
Golden Globes and Black Reel Awards nominated Oyelowo anchored one of the year’s most critically-acclaimed films, Selma, channeling Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s quest to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act in writer/director Ava DuVernay’s awards-nominated film.
Meanwhile, O’Connell gave a gritty performance as Louis “Louie” Zamperini in director Angelina Jolie’s film, Unbroken. In addition, his upcoming film, ’71, finds O’Connell behind enemy lines trying to get home and continues his run appearing in acclaimed stories.
Check out their conversation below.