Andy Serkis loves being in intelligent films
Andy Serkis thinks it’s exciting two of his movies have been nominated for a BAFTA and an Academy Award, and he says he loves working on “intelligent films”.
Andy Serkis thinks it’s great to be part of “intelligent films”.
The 52-year-old actor is best known for his motion capture roles, such as Caesar in the ‘Planet of the Apes’ movies and Supreme Leader Snoke in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise, and much to his delight, both films have been nominated for awards at this year’s BAFTAs and Oscars.
Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz, Serkis said: “It’s great. I’m really excited I mean I just think these films are you know … they are elevated films, they are intelligent films.
Andy Serkis will receive the motion picture showman of the year award at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild’s Publicists Awards for his “unique contribution to the art of movies.”
The ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 2. Serkis most recently starred in two 2017 blockbusters, playing Caesar in “War for the Planet of the Apes” and Snoke in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”
“Andy Serkis, with his unparalleled flexibility and understanding of movement, has made motion capture his own. We are delighted that he will be flying in from England to be with us,” ICG national president Steven Poster said.
Andy Serkis won’t be returning for the Lord of the Rings TV series, although he has only good things to say about the concept. The series, which was announced in November, has been confirmed as a prequel series – but that’s all that we know for now.
“It’s great being part of Hollywood films that are intelligently directed and written and have something to say about the human condition and are people’s films.
“And in term of the visual effects, I’m really proud of the work that’s been done.
“And there are great accolades now for the work that they have been grafting on for years and years to bring the technology to the point where they can really honour the actor’s performance with such fidelity and I’m very proud to be a part of them.”
During ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, Serkis’ character was by his apprentice Kylo Ren [Adam Driver].
But when asked whether Snoke will return in ‘Episode IX’, the actor teased that anything is possible in ‘Star Wars’.
Asked about the possibility, he said: “Not for me to say. But who knows anything is possible in a ‘Star Wars’ movie.”