Thursday 22 March 2018

Banderas: Woody Allen is a legend

Antonio Banderas loved working with Woody Allen
Antonio Banderas loved working with Woody Allen

Antonio Banderas has admitted he was starstruck working with Woody Allen.

The actor, who stars in Woody's latest work You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, said he used to be a massive fan of the legendary director before he hit the big time - and even had a t-shirt bearing his face.

He gushed: "One has to realise that in 1985 I was wearing a t-shirt with Woody Allen's face, with a little cap and his glasses. When I arrived at the set and saw him exactly the same way, I couldn't believe it. It was like working with a legend."

Antonio admitted he was initially apprehensive about working with the director.

He said: "I went with some trepidation, because they have told me he was cold with actors, that he didn't tell them much.

"But for me he was a source of information. What I would do is go and ask him and the very moment I pressed that button, he would give me all the information I asked for.

"He created a fantastic atmosphere in the set. I liked his logic a lot."

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