This is slightly critical but at the same time kinda nice that BC is mentioned alongside those much older respected actors,
You recently wrote the script for Fiennes’s film The White Crow and last year he played your alter ego in Beat the Devil. What draws you to him as an actor?
Ralph is very aware of and loves the classical tradition and he wants to be part of it. So, I adore him for that. And Ralph loves the kind of mainstream play that I write. He’s a very singular example in Britain—Judi Dench, I suppose, is the only other one—who’s as big a film star as they are a traditional theater actor. That is an almost impossible combination now, I suppose. We lost Tony Hopkins to the movies, Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch. There isn’t anybody that I know but Ralph who will come out of Covid and go ‘round the country to help regional theaters by doing a one-man show of T.S. Elliot’s Four Quartets.
This guy is a martial arts fighter who says has received but rejected some bid movies roles,
(Israel) Adesanya was offered a role in a Marvel film last year, but the UFC champion didn't have the appropriate visa to entertain the offer. The Nigerian-born New Zealander has cited the work of Andy Serkis and Benedict Cumberbatch as two of his biggest inspirations, whilst adding that he would love to take part in motion capture for films.