Marvel’s Paul Rudd reveals the Martin Scorsese movie that convinced him to try acting

Paul Rudd has been a big name in Hollywood since the 1990s, appearing in popular fan films from the decade such as Ignorant, Romeo + Juliet, and more. Rudd has been known for most of his career for his comedies, starring Wet hot American summer and have a recurring role Friends but also visible Anchorman, The 40-year-old virgin, I love you man, and many other beloved projects. In 2015, his career took a surprising turn when he joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Ant-Man. Rudd has appeared Ant man, Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man and the WaspAnd Avengers: endgame as well as the next Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. During a recent interview with Men’s healthRudd revealed it was Martin Scorsese’s 1985 film After hours that inspired him to hone his craft.

“Griffin Dunne has been through so much,” said Rudd when asked about the film. “And he finally finds a safe haven in some guy’s loft, ’cause there’s a mob in the street looking for him. And he calls the police, and they say go to sleep. And they hang up. But he doesn’t don’t get mad. He’s just stunned. And he’s like, ‘Oh, wow. Oh, wow.’ The only emotion is surprise. It’s beyond frustration. And it’s sublime.”

Rudd revealed that the film inspired him to work on his craft, and he spent a year in theater despite major motion picture offers following the success of Ignorant.

“My agent said, ‘What are you doing?’ My career had just started,” Rudd said. “But I had a very clear idea of ​​what I wanted and how I wanted to do it. I didn’t want to be considered a joke among actors I really admire. I really wanted to learn how to do this right. I had a real focus.” He added, “Some of the films were certainly not as good as I imagined, but they were useful, each in their own way.” Wet hot American summer was a major turning point in his career. Without it I don’t know if I can do it Anchorman, which was groundbreaking. And I’ve been working with Judd Apatow for years now.”

What has Martin Scorsese said about Marvel movies?

While Rudd may have been influenced by Scorsese’s work, the iconic director has been outspoken about his distaste for Marvel and became a trending topic in 2019 for comparing superhero movies to theme parks. Even today, the Scorsese/Marvel debate rages on. Recently, Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani came to the director’s defense.

“Obviously I like the movies that Tarantino makes or Scorsese makes,” Nanjiani said in an interview with Esquire. “And I may not agree with Scorsese’s views on superhero movies, but I mean, who else deserved the right to have an opinion?” He added, “If Scorsese hasn’t earned the right to have an opinion about movies, then none of us should have an opinion about movies. It’s so strange that people get mad about it.”

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is scheduled for release on February 17.

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