Sam Claflin Talks THE QUIET ONES, POSH, THE HUNGER GAMES, LOVE ROSIE, Comic Book Movies, Auditioning, and More

     April 28, 2014

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Now playing in theaters is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam ClaflinOlivia CookeErin Richards, and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion postersthe trailer, and all of our previous coverage.

At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Sam Claflin.  We talked about the last few years of his career, comic book movies, his progress in filming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, director Lone Scherfig’s Posh, director Christian Ditter’s Love, Rosie with Lily Collins, if he still has to audition for roles, and a lot more.  Hit the jump to watch.

the quiet ones Jared Harris Sam ClaflinSam Claflin Time Index:

  • 0:55 – He reflects on the last few years of his career, how he got to where he is now, and how he chooses his auditions.
  • 2:45 – Talks about the current fad of comic book movies, his opinion of them, and his desire to play a supervillain.
  • 4:45 – He reveals that he’s looking forward to seeing Mark Ruffalo in a standalone Hulk movie, and compares the difficulties of bringing that character to the screen with the success of Thor.
  • 6:25 – Talks about his progress in filming The Hunger Games and how close he is to wrapping, expecting to be done some time this June.
  • 7:00 – Talks further about the final two films in The Hunger Games series.
  • 8:00 – He comments on his upcoming films Love, Rosie, and Posh.
  • 11:10 – Talks about whether he’s being offered a lot of roles or if he still has to go out and audition for them.

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