Q: Does Tom get out of character [between takes] or…?
SK: Oh yeah, I mean he gets out of the character in between, you know they’re like anybody else and they’ll just be … and you’ll have the normal conversation but it’s the ability to get back in … which is quite phenomenal, which is why he’s such a great actor.
Q: Why did you choose him?
SK: I think he’s the best actor of his generation. So he was first choice. And he said yes, so that was that. It made it very simple.
Just the way he took it over, just the way he walked in … when he first walks on and you think, who’s this?! … and he just took over. Which is difficult, because look who’s around him and big budget and all that, but yeah, I think he’s brilliant. And he loves theatre and this is a theatre experience as well.