Christopher Meloni needs to stay far away from Eva Green. Earlier this year in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, he co-starred opposite Green as a square-jawed detective easily corrupted by her ample charm. Meloni now finds himself once again under the actress’s spell in the indie feature White Bird in A Blizzard. In the Shailene Woodley headlined film, Meloni stars as Brock – the mild-mannered husband to Eva Green’s sultry Eve. It’s a loveless marriage, Eve never hesitating to remind Brock just how worthless and disappointing a man he truly is. When Eve suddenly disappears one morning, Brock naturally becomes a suspect in his wife’s vanishing. But could somebody so weak-willed be capable of such a monstrous act? Meloni, sporting a burly mustache and some wretched polo shirts, counters his naturally intimidating appearance to fully embody Brock’s emasculated demeanor. It’s a fine turn for the versatile actor – and between the dramatics of White Bird in A Blizzard and the comicality of his short-lived sitcom Surviving Jack, Meloni has proven himself to be as proficient in one genre as the next.
In the following interview with Christopher Meloni, he discusses coming up with the physical appearance for Brock, the parallels between his characters in White Bird in a Blizzard & Sin City and gaging his performance towards the heightened tone of filmmaker Gregg Araki (The Doom Generation). In addition, Meloni talks about how his role in Man of Steel affected his career and whether we’ll ever see his character Colonel Harding in the DC Film-verse again. For the full interview, hit the jump.
- Christopher Meloni on coming up with the physical appearance for Brock in White Bird in a Blizzard
- On the parallels between Brock and Mort from Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
- On gaging his performance for Gregg Araki’s particular tone
- On the impact of being part of Man of Steel
- On whether people react to him differently now because of Man of Steel
- On whether Man of Steel has opened up his career?
- On a possible return appearance to the DC film-verse