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From The Blair Witch Project to Soderbergh's Unsane, Joshua Leonard is a go-to guy for experimental cinema

Leonard's latest role is in Steven Soderbergh's iPhone-shot thriller, Unsane. He talks about what it's like to act in experimental films.
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Joshua Leonard is seen at the 'Unsane' press conference during the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 21, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Getty Images)

When Joshua Leonard landed his first acting gig in a micro-budget movie called The Blair Witch Project, he was launched head-first into a career he wasn't sure he wanted. Twenty years later, he's carved out a niche as a go-to guy in some of cinema's most daring experiments, like Steven Soderbergh's new movie, Unsane — shot entirely on an iPhone. Leonard tells q guest host Laurie Brown about learning on the job and surviving in Hollywood.

Unsane is out in select theatres on Friday, March 23.

Produced by Frank Lockyer Palmer


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