Ethan Hawke Archives mobile version
February 4, 2018   Jules   'Blaze', Press / Interview Be first to comment

The big-screen staple directed the musical drama Blaze Read More here

February 4, 2018   Jules   'Blaze' Be first to comment

Ethan Hawke’s high-wire biopic tells the story of country blues singer Blaze Foley in a redneck-verité style that’s as delicate as it is daring. Read More here

February 4, 2018   Jules   'Blaze' Be first to comment

‘There’s something shamanistic about acting at its best,” Ethan Hawke said this year at the Sundance Film Festival. “When you see a performance at a real high level, there’s something like a shamanistic dance about it, to be honest,” the four-time Oscar nominee, 12-time visitor to the Utah shindig and Blaze director adds, complimenting the cast of the film about outlaw country artist Blaze Foley. Read More here

January 21, 2018   Jules   Press / Interview Be first to comment

In 1991, 21-year-old Ethan Hawke was shivering in the woods of Park City, Utah, playing a sergeant in the small World War II drama “A Midnight Clear,” when thousands of people suddenly invaded town. “That was the first time I’d ever heard of the Sundance Film Festival,” says Hawke today. “I thought, ‘Aw, this will never work.’” The indie film revolution hadn’t happened, but it was about to. That week, while Hawke strapped on a helmet and tromped through the slush, Richard Linklater premiered an experiment called “Slacker.” “Some wacky kid made a punk rock movie that beat the system,” says Hawke. “It was an event. You had to see it.” Read More here

January 21, 2018   Jules   'Blaze' Be first to comment

“He’s a poet, an’ he’s a picker, he’s a prophet, an’ he’s a pusher
He’s a pilgrim and a preacher, and a problem when he’s stoned”
~ Kris Kristofferson
One of the first things you notice when in conversation with filmmaker-actor-writer Ethan Hawke is how considerate he is. Whether it be a question about his current film at Sundance, “BLAZE” in this case, or an allusion to a common thread that just popped up out of nowhere, he carefully considers whatever is on the table prior to responding. Read More here

January 14, 2018   Jules   'Blaze', Film Festival Be first to comment

A new movie directed by Ethan Hawke with a crew including Ringling College of Art and Design students will soon debut at Sundance Film Festival. The Oscar-nominated actor, writer and director (“Training Day,” “Boyhood,” the “Before” trilogy) will premiere “Blaze” at the festival, which runs Thursday through Jan. 28. The film is a biopic of country musician Blaze Foley. Four Ringling College students and graduates worked on the film as part of Studio Lab, a collaboration between the university and Semkhor Productions. Hawke visited the college in March, where he participated in a Q&A, spoke to students and the media and toured Ringling’s soundstages. Read More here

January 14, 2018   Jules   'Maudie', Awards Season Be first to comment

Biographical drama Maudie leads the IFTA nominations with a total of six nominations including Best Feature Film, Best International Actress for Sally Hawkins and Best International Actor for Ethan Hawke. British actress Sally Hawkins will be going up against herself in the Best International Actress with her performance in Shape of Water also being nominated. Read More here