Interview: Cheri Star Rupert Friend

Posted by cinemablend.com. Interview by Katey Rich. June 25th, 2009 Rupert Friend knows he probably wasn’t the first choice for the title role of Cheri, and when you mention that he’s yet another star that Stephen Frears plucked out of obscurity to stardom, he doesn’t take offense. But Friend, also known as Keira Knightley’s boyfriend…

Interview: Emily Blunt & Rupert Friend on The Young Victoria

Posted by FILMdetail. Interview by Ambrose Heron. March, 4th 2009 The Young Victoria is a new film, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from a script by Julian Fellowes, which chronicles the early years of Queen Victoria (Emily Blunt) and her romance and marriage to Prince Albert (Rupert Friend). I spoke to Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend (min.…

RUPERT Friend talks about “The Young Victoria”

Posted by indielondon. Interview by Rob Carnevale. RUPERT Friend talks about working with French director Jean Marc Vallée on The Young Victoria, wearing a corset and slipping on a cowpat and falling into another during one of the more memorable – and hilarious – days of the shoot. Q. What did French director Jean Marc Vallée…

A Rupert Friend indeed

Posted by the independent.com. Interview by Stephen Applebaum. Feb. 27, 2009 Rupert Friend seemingly has a life to envy. Yet the young rising star says that a huge part of how he chooses his roles is “down to my very perverse kind of curiosity that wants to live everybody’s life except for my own.” This…

Rupert Friend on Renny Harlin’s GEORGIA

Posted by collider.com. Interview by Sara Wayland. December 4th, 2009 A theater-trained Brit, Rupert Friend wanted to be so many different things growing up that he decided to become an actor so that he could just play them all. During the press day for the soon to be released The Young Victoria, the actor talked…

Rupert Friend Q&A

Posted by femalefirst.co.uk. Interview by Helen Earnshaw. September 24th, 2009. Nominated for Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards 2005 for his role in The Libertine, Rupert Friend has subsequently more than justified that faith. He has since appeared as Mr. Wickham in Joe Wright’s celebrated take on Pride and Prejudice, in Nick…