When Irish actor Colin Farrell, 37, first arrived in America 14 years ago, he earned the respect of such A-list directors as Steven Spielberg and Terrence Malick. But at the same time he got a reputation for drinking and being a playboy, and as he explains in this interview being a father of two has gained perspective on his libidinous past and emerged as one of the finest actors working today. He was heartbreaking as P. L. Travers’ alcoholic father in Saving Mr. Banks, and in Winter’s Tale, a sweeping love story about a pull so strong it leads a man to time-travel a hundred years into the future to fulfill his destiny, the very definition of a romantic hero. With his little Spanish he confesses he travels frequently to our country as he is in love with the city of Seville
Amigos del español
In the new Leonardo DiCaprio’s movie the world is depicted as a game, an inmense and obscure game where a guy can make 12 million in three minutes and tossed dwarfs as a moral example. The Wolf of Wall St is a real story based in the life of Jordan Belford, a broker from New Jersey that in the Eighties tried every way to take advantage of Wall St. Directed by Martin Scorssese the filme is another collaboration of this duo that is making history in Hollywood. With DiCaprio we had the chance to speak in Los Angeles where he confessed his admiration for Spanish culture and how much he enjoys his summer in the island of Ibiza.
Channing Tatum: “I did learn to speak Spanish and dance at quinceañeras”
Channing Tatum danced his way to stardom in 2006 with the movie Step Up, where he proved he's got the looks and the moves.After being discovered by a modeling scout on the streets of Miami, the southern stunner posed provocatively for Nautica and Abercrombie & Fitch. Then came his role as a delinquent turned dancer in Step Up, Since then he has been the star of titles as White House Down, The Eagle,Magic Mike. He is married to actress Jena Dewan-Tatum. In Los Angeles we had the opportunity to talk with Channing about his new dream of becoming a director.
Natalie Portman: “Spanish is one of the languages most useful in the world”
Natalie Portman is as renowned for her intelligence as she is for the movies she acts in. Not only has she famously turned down roles and missed premiers in order to focus on and further her studies, but she also works as a UN ambassador and is fluent in a number of languages including Hebrew, German, Japanese, Spanish and French. Natalie Portman has been known to be able to deliver a speech quite well in any of these languages. Celebrities like Natalie Portman are realizing how important it is to speak more than one language, as does the rest of the global population.
Chris Hemsworth: “ Give me another year and I will be speaking Spanish”
Less than two years ago, Chris Hemsworth was a barely known actor, struggling to make the jump from his native Australia to Hollywood. Today he is a major star thanks to movies like Thor, where he plays a superhero, and driving Formula 1 cars in Rush. Balanced and a hard working actor Hemsworth is married to the Spanish actress Elsa Pataky with whom he has a little girl called India. In a recent press event we had the chance to talk with this amazing Australian actor who is trying his best to learn and speak Spanish.
Charlie Sheen: “I wish I spoke more Spanish, I’m sure I can learn”
The always entertaining and candid Charlie Sheen, 46, is back on TV with his new sitcom Anger Management, a subject he knows something about. Clean and sober, he looks fresh and well dressed in black pants and a blue shirt, his skin and eyes clear. He’s in a relaxed mood as he addresses his life now, his experience with therapy and, of course, anger management. The son of Martin Sheen has roots and family in Spain and a bar in Mexico but he doesn’t speak Spanish fluently. In Los Angeles we talk to the actor who for the first time in his career is credited as Carlos Estevez in Robert’s Rodriguez movie Machete Kills.