The former actor turned writer and director brings out the best in his casts, from Jeff Bridges in “Crazy Heart” to Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton in “Black Mass,” about notorious gangster Whitey Bulger.
Aside from their (obvious) chops, many great actors fill in more than one puzzle piece on set. Here are 10 famous actors who stretch their wings in front of and behind the camera, directing, writing, and even producing their own material.
Praising co-stars Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney, the writer-producer-star takes the movie he wrote and stars in to the Toronto film festival.
The Aussie actor chatted with Backstage about writing, producing, and starring in the police drama "Felony," premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Allison Jones will cast "Anchorman 2" with Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, et al., while Laray Mayfield will cast Western "Jane Got a Gun," starring Natalie Portman and Michael Fassbender.