Web Exclusives April 25, 2013
James Cromwell Talks About Playing George H.W. Bush

Academy Award nominee James Cromwell talks about the challenge of playing people he doesn't agree with, including former US President George H.W. Bush in Oliver Stone's 'W.' Cromwell is the star of 'Still Mine', a new film by Canadian director Michael McGowan.

In this clip, James talks about...

Playing George H.W. Bush
JC: I came to the set hidden behind my own characterization and Oliver [Stone] attacked it. He made me go right to the father, and not to my caricature of Bush... And if the performance works, it's because Oliver didn't let me get away with phoning it in.

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