James McAvoy Interview – Split – “As an actor, you can’t resist a challenge of that magnitude”
James McAvoy has never shied away from playing unusual characters. His work in Victor Frankenstein, Filth, and Trance demonstrates his readiness to push the envelope and indulge his wilder instincts. But nothing he’s done thus far in his career can compare to his performance in M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, SPLIT.
Q: You have stated previously that you thrive on the emotional release that comes with acting?
McAVOY: I really like this job. I’ve had so many wonderful experiences working with very gifted actors. It’s the best feeling in the world and it just reinforces how much I love my work…. I feel sorry for actors who don’t enjoy acting. I’m one of the ones that do!