In a highlight from the fifth in The Hollywood Reporter's roundtable series, Jesse Eisenberg reveals that he felt 48 of his 50 takes on The Social Network were "terrible and mortifying." And which director does Robert Duvall single out as "an actor's enemy?"
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Awards Watch Roundtable: The Actors part 2
"Hey Dave, I'm only doing five takes!" Newly-appointed Academy Awards cohost, James Franco, tells THR why he'd never say that to David Fincher, The Social Network director and noted perfectionist.
Plus, which actor turned down a role in Fincher's Seven?
Awards Watch Roundtable: The Actors part 3
Ryan Gosling addresses the controversy surrounding his departure from Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones," revealing that he gained 60 pounds for the part of Jack Salmon by "melting Haagen-Dazs and drinking it when I was thirsty."
Awards Watch Roundtable: The Actors (full video)
James Franco, Ryan Gosling, Colin Firth, Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg and Robert Duvall join The Hollywood Reporter for our annual Awards Watch roundtable discussion.
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