Jeremy Irons has the voice of a king — or at least a king’s brother, as he proved with his deliciously wicked work voicing Simba’s evil uncle Scar in Disney’s 1994 animated hit, The Lion King. “He’s a smoker, so when we recorded him, he was smoking, including [during] the song ‘Be Prepared,‘” Lion King co-director Rob Minkoff told Yahoo Movies during a Facebook Live interview on Monday (watch above) while promoting the film’s new Signature Edition home release. Irons taped his vocals in London.
Some superhero sidekicks are so good that they need more screen time of their own, such as Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman, Idris Elba’s Heimdall, and more.
Liam Neeson has gotta have faith. The badass Liam Neeson, who took out kidnappers in Taken and saved lives in Schindler’s List, had doubts about taking on his latest role in the new Martin Scorsese movie, Silence. Neeson, Robert De Niro, and Jeremy Irons all met with Father Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest, while they were working on the movie The Mission, about Jesuit priests.
Hollywood stars and tech superstars collided this weekend at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley to honor the biggest achievements in science at the Breakthrough Prizes.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice certainly had its problems, but most would agree that the parts of it that worked included Jeremy Irons’s stellar debut as Alfred Pennyworth. The Oscar winner had an interview with Variety and talked about his comic-book role.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was widely considered confusing, muddled, or just downright bad. But one critic of the film may surprise you: Jeremy Irons.
Actor discusses role as Prof. G.H. Hardy, a mathematician who offered guidance to young genius from India who faced struggles when he came to England to study in World War I era