"As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time, that doesn’t work for me. I’d just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh."
We feel a lot of pressure about looking silly or appearing weak, whatever that means, or being a failure. You have to keep in your head: what’s the worst that can happen?
I have probably an irritating optimism.
On being intimidating — “I never see that myself, but I hear it once in a while. Hopefully, people figure out that I’m doing it all for the film. People will sometimes say, ‘Oh man, in the beginning I thought you were going to kill me. But it turned out to be cool.’”