Dunkirk-director Nolan had never Harry Styles heard
Harry Styles (23) of British filmrecensenten good reviews for his role in the war film Dunkirk, and while director Christopher Nolan (46), the former One Direction singer previously not experienced.
“To tell the truth: I had never heard of him. My children knew him well. But somebody knew that he acteerambities had and advised me to get him an audition to give,” says the director in an interview with the AD.
The oorlogfilm tells about the evacuation of one hundred thousand British and French soldiers in the Second world War by the nazis, were surrounded on the beaches of Dunkirk.
According to Nolan, had Styles’ celebrity has nothing to do with the acceptance of the actor. “He was the best candidate for the role. We really do have hundreds of young actors tested. His presence in the film has nothing to do with his status as an idol,” he says to the newspaper.
“Harry has the boyish look that for this role was needed. Many of the British soldiers in Dunkirk were still not even 20,” says the director.
Dunkirk is from 20 July in the cinemas to see.
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