Brian Cox calls Johnny Depp “Overblown” and “Overrated” in his new book

It seems to Brian Cox has learned a thing or two during his three seasons where he has played the tyrannical Logan Roy. The Emmy nominee appears to be channeling his quarrel Succession persona in his forthcoming memoir, Put the rabbit in the hat. Unlike @deuxmoi blind objects or deliberate soundbites, Cox names names while reflecting on his great career in Hollywood.

The big problem took out some of Cox’s most vicious burns on Thursday, including a particularly harsh assessment of Johnny Depp. Cox, who declined a role in The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, writes of Depp: “Personally, though I’m sure he is so exaggerated, so overrated. I think, Edward Scissorhand. Let’s face it, if you come up with such hands and pale, scarred makeup, you do not need to do anything. And he did not. And subsequently he has done even less. ”

Cox’s ruthless evaluations do not end there. Writes about filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Cox says: “I find his work simple. It’s all surface. Plot mechanics instead of depth. Style where there must be substance. I went out of Pulp Fiction,“and added the warning,” That said, if the phone rang, I would do it. “He also refers to Steven Seagal, his Mica Man costar, who “is as ridiculous in real life as he appears on screen. He exudes a studied serenity, as if he is on a higher plane for the rest of us, and while he is certainly on a various plane, no doubt about it, it’s probably not a higher. ”

Cox is (a little) more forgiving when it comes down to it Michael Caine: “I do not want to describe Michael as my favorite, but he is Michael Caine. An institution. And being an institution will always strike to have reach.” As for his 25. hour costs Edward Norton: “He’s a nice boy, but he’s a little painful because he sees himself as a screenwriter.”

Despite al Cox’s anger, there is also admiration for people like e.g. Keanu Reeves, as he writes has “actually gotten pretty good over the years”, and Morgan Freeman, “an absolute gentleman” and “the Morgan Freeman you would hope to meet.” Cox also has kind words to the late Alan Rickman, who describes him as “one of the sweetest, kindest, sweetest and most incredibly smart men I have ever met.”

Cox has clearly not cut words on when it comes to his everything, something he knows will ruffle feathers. “I probably never expect to hear from some people again. But that’s the way it is,” he says The big problem, probably while wearing a few tinted shades. Never has Kendall Roy’s “L to the OG” rap been so deserved.

Put the rabbit in the hat will be released on January 18, 2022.

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