Felicity Jones Interview – Inferno – “Every film I work on, that is my education”
We meet today to speak about her latest role as Dr Sienna Brooks in Ron Howard’s Inferno. One of the first roles booked after her Oscar nomination for The Theory Of Everything, Jones fills the shoes of Audrey Tautou [The Da Vinci Code] and Man of Steel actress Ayelet Zurer [Angels and Demons] as love interest to Tom Hanks’ hero adventurer, Robert Langdon in Dan Brown’s latest bestseller to get the cinematic treatment.
Q: How has the experience been working with Tom and Ron, the dream team?
JONES: This is such a huge departure from anything I’ve done in the past so the chance to learn from Ron and Tom, two of the greatest creatives in the industry, you dream of working with people like them and working with them, the energy they bring, the enthusiasm, it’s like you’re working with them on their first movie, they bring that excitement. And working with them, that’s a huge learning curve right there, it’s master class because I didn’t go to drama school, I never trained. Every film I work on, that is my education and I never stop learning and hope I never will
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