Colin Farrell reminisces on ‘Minority Report’ experiences
It’s been 20 years since ‘Minority Report’ came out, and actor Colin Farrel still has vivid memories of the experience.
In an interview with ‘Yahoo! Entertainment,’ he talks about sharing food with Steven Spielberg and working with Tom Cruise.
The film ‘Minority Report’ was released in 2002 and starred Tom Cruise as the main character John Anderton - the head of a crime unit in a futuristic society where people can be stopped before they commit crimes with help from three psychics known only as "precogs." In the interview, Farrell remembers:
"I remember my first day of work on ‘Minority Report,’" Colin said. "I was very nervous. I was doing a scene with Tom Cruise and I had to sort of lead him into this room," he explained. "And Spielberg was sitting there eating a sandwich, and he goes, 'Do you want half my sandwich?' And I was like, 'No, I'm fine, thank you.' He goes, 'You sure? It's a good sandwich.' I just remember thinking, 'Oh my god, that's Steven Spielberg asking me if I want half his sandwich,'" Farrell said. "It was very sweet of him."
The "Minority Report" cast also included Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow, and Neal McDonough. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Philip K. Dick novel, “The Minority Report”. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $358 million worldwide on a budget of $102 million. Film critics praised Spielberg's direction and raved about Cruise's acting, the visuals, and the screenplay. The film won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing and was nominated for four other Oscars, including Best Picture.
Steven Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter who is considered one of the pioneers of the New Hollywood era. He is known for his suspenseful and epic films such as ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’, ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, and ‘Schindler's List’. These films have earned him a worldwide reputation as a master filmmaker. He has also been involved in several technological advances in filmmaking, such as the development of Dolby surround sound and advanced computer-generated imagery (CGI). In addition to his work in film, Spielberg is also a successful television director, having helmed such popular shows as Amazing Stories, Band of Brothers, and The Pacific. He has also been active in philanthropy, founding the Shoah Foundation, and is a vocal advocate for gun control.
Colin Farrell is an Irish actor who has appeared in such films as Tigerland, Minority Report, The Recruit, Phone Booth, Alexander, Miami Vice, and In Bruges. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the film In Bruges. Farrell has also had success on television, appearing in the HBO series True Detective and the BBC series The Lobster.
Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who has starred in such films as ‘Risky Business’, ‘Top Gun’, ‘Rain Man’, ‘Jerry Maguire’, ‘Vanilla Sky’, ‘Collateral’, ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, and ‘The Mummy’. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world and is known for his outspoken support of the Church of Scientology.
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