I think they were both sort of quite easy because being a warrior, you know, it allows you to return to the period of your life when you were hunting around the bushes with plastic guns—which I did a lot of when I was a kid…building bases and swords and that kind of thing. Women were there, but they didn’t have the rights that they have today. VH1: So, to put it delicately, you guys make a lot of babies. I’d be lying if I said at times it wasn’t an advantage. Where it might help you would be casting agents being interested in seeing you.
Now, the women in the court…the court was an extraordinary place. Yeah, she really made the character her own from day one. VH1: We know that you have very esteemed actors [Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack] for parents. MI: If I’m being completely honest, I’d say it’s a bit of both, but it would lean more toward hurtful.
It was a cold day—and there was this one guy doing smoke machine at my sort of 35 degrees, and I remember them going, “Action!
I don’t want to get into anatomical details, but we all understand.
“Carter was an extraordinary human being, operating in a very particular way,” says Max.