SF Gate has a new interview with Garret. Hit the link for the full article.
Actor Garret Dillahunt became known as a sitcom guy when he was starting out. He acted in so many pilots that he had trouble getting work in dramas. Then he became the drama guy, breaking through in such things as “Deadwood” (playing two very different dark characters in successive seasons), “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” and “Winter’s Bone.” Then he won the role of ditzy patriarch Burt Chance on the sitcom “Raising Hope” – and he’s back to being that comedy guy again.
“People’s memories are so short,” Dillahunt, 48, says during a phone call. “I went in for a meeting recently and the director was like, ‘I like him very much. Can he do anything besides comedy?’ And you’re like, ‘… OK, send him the tape.’ It’s just pointless to worry about it almost, and I sort of enjoy the challenge of it. ‘Yeah, yeah, tell him I can do it.'” — SF Gate
Looper got nominated for five Critics’ Choice Awards, for Best Original Screenplay, Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie, Best Action Movie, Best Actor in an Action Movie (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and Best Actress in an Action Movie (Emily Blunt). A few days ago, the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association also gave it the WAFCA Award for Best Original Screenplay. Congrats to all!
And here are the previews of tonight’s ep of Raising Hope, “Last Christmas:”
Virginia is convinced that the world is going to end on Dec. 21, 2012. So she uses her extreme couponing skills to stock up on supplies and she forces the family to train for the apocalypse. Meanwhile, Jimmy is determined to give Hope the best Christmas he can, since it likely will be the first one she remembers, and Maw Maw tries to knock a few more items off her bucket list before the world ends.