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MTV: Were you surprised by the actors' intense chemistry given that they hadn't tested together? I mean, it's a tribute to how game they were to go down this path and go down this journey. It's essentially just a form of writing the characters, the backstory and the emotional arc and where we're going.
I'd brought a few of them in with Anton and did the chemistry read, and I was not quite feeling it yet. She just embodied everything that was this character. And man, oh man, that's probably one of the best decisions I've ever made in my career. Doremus: It's a formula I've been developing for the last couple of years that I'm continuing to fine-tune and use.
Hollywood is still reeling over the loss of one of its great young performers.
Actor Anton Yelchin was found dead from a tragic car accident early Sunday morning.
(L-R) Actor Anton Yelchin, actress Felicity Jones and director Drake Doremus speak during The Wrap's Awards Season Screening Series Presents "Like Crazy" - Question and Answer segment at The Landmark Theatre on December 1, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
For his romantic weeper "Like Crazy" — the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner about two college sweethearts torn apart due to deportation — director Drake Doremus tapped a veritable who's who of Hollywood's young, up-and-coming talent, including Anton Yelchin and Jennifer Lawrence. So there's a lot of emotional truth in the film that I've gone through and relationship elements, for sure. MTV: Felicity Jones is already gaining a lot of buzz for her performance. MTV: Does this approach leave you with a lot more footage to work with than if you'd strictly stuck to a script? It would have been the same story but how we got to the end point would have been very different. You know, I think this film is a much more romantic, innocent and hopeful and optimistic look at love.
"And they weren't going to make me do it if I wasn't good, so it automatically reverted to me being a doctor or lawyer.
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You remember the dinners you had, seeing your first movie together."You remember everything and it's just perfect, and you look at yourself now, and you look at the other person now, and they're just not there anymore.The 27-year-old was best known for his role as Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, but many film buffs knew him from independent films as a talented star on the rise.Friends and fans inside and outside Hollywood are flocking to twitter to share their favorite role of his that shows off his skills.Yelchin, known for a string of acclaimed performances in independent films, along with his role as navigator Chekov in the new incarnation of "Star Trek," found that making things up came to him naturally when he started to study acting."I loved the improvisation part of it the most, because it was a lot like just playing around with stuff," Yelchin, 22, said in an interview at September's Toronto International Film Festival, where "Like Crazy" played ahead of its theatrical debut Friday."There was something about it that I just felt completely comfortable doing and happy doing."My parents were like, OK, our kid is happy doing this. They were figure skaters and grew up going to school and skating, so for them, a person needs to have things to do.