from The Wrap
Movie stars are an endangered species, so how does a rising generation of Hollywood talent break into the big time if having their name above the title means less than it ever has before?
“Sometimes people get in position where they get in a big movie and overplay their hand,” Wyck Godfrey, a producer of “Twilight,” said. “What that huge check does is put a target on an actor’s back.”
“Because fans of the book series love those characters, their fondness for the material gets transported onto the actor playing them,” Godfrey said. “The trick is just to not get enslaved to the character.”
He said that’s a trap that Lawrence, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Shailene Woodley, who is set to star in the screen adaption of the best-seller “Divergent,” have largely avoided by mixing up their performances in young adult epics with smaller-budgeted movies like “On the Road” or “Cosmopolis” that stretch themselves as an actor.you can read the whole article HERE ...!
source: The Wrap via Spunk Ransom