• How Did David Fincher Make Gary Oldman Nervous Before Shooting 'Mank'?

    23 days ago - By No Film School

    It's pretty intimidating even thinking of working with Fincher.
    Gary Oldman is not usually intimidated by roles. He's been in massive franchises like Harry Potter and he won an Academy Award for his performance in Darkest Hour. So when David Fincher asked him to portray Herman J. Mankiewicz, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Orson Welles' Citizen Kane, Oldman was excited.
    But when he sat down with Fincher, he received an odd request...
    The movie, Mank , follows Mankiewicz as he battles personal demons and overcomes professional obstacles in the pursuit of finishing the screenplay for...
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