Jeremy Renner’s passion project Kill the Messenger is finally coming to theaters and the Oscar nominated actor couldn’t be more thrilled. HipHollywood sat down with Renner and his castmate Rosemarie DeWitt to talk about getting the film made and all the Oscar buzz.
“I don’t know,” said Renner with a big smile when asked about a possible Oscar nomination. “I’m ready for the film to come out and for people to see it, that’s what I’m ready for.”
In the film, Renner plays Gary Webb, the Pulitzer Prize winning San Jose Mercury News writer whose story about the origins of the nations crack epidemic shocked the world.
“It’s very much a part of history and it’s such a big story,” said DeWitt who plays Webb’s wife in the film. ” I’m just so happy [Jeremy] championed this film and wanted to get it made.”
Kill The Messenger is in theaters now. Check out the rest of their interview below:
It’s Litty! Migos, Jaden Smith & More Turn Up At ‘Bright’ World Premiere
Netflix definitely made sure the world premiere for their new flick Bright was lit!
Before the films stars including Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramierez and Noomi Rapace hit the black carpet, Migos surprised fans with a pop-up performance.
Smith’s son Jaden also rocked the packed crowd at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood.
Artists featured on the soundtrack BRIGHT: THE ALBUM including Portugal The Man, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Slushie, Grey, Dram, and Bebe Rexha also hit up the premiere.
Will also snapped some fun flicks with his son Jaden before greeting fans and speaking with reporters including HipHollywood.
He told HipHollywood that he was super excited to reunite with his Suicide Squad director David Ayer for the film, and would “work with him whenever he wants to.“
“I love his madness how he creates,” gushes Smith. “How he thinks about scenes, the way he works with actors, it’s some of the best psychological work of any director I’ve ever worked with.”
In the film Smith plays an LAPD cop in a mythical world of orcs, elves and fairies … and Ayer told us, he couldn’t think of anyone better for the role.
“We had such a good time on Suicide Squad together and this role is kind of perfect for him, it’s an edgy movie, buts it’s funny. He’s got the best sense of humor of anybody I know.”
BRIGHT debuts on Netflix December 22. Peep the newest trailer below.
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