5 Questions: Brett Haley

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –

Brett Haley

photo by Eric Sutton

THE HERO stars the legendary Sam Elliott as an aging actor confronting mortality in the moving new film from writer/director Brett Haley (I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS).

SD: What drew you to telling this story?

BH: I wanted to give Sam Elliot a performance vehicle. I love him as an actor and wanted to write something specifically for him.

SD: What’s your writing process? Do you write every day?

BH: It depends on the day and how the script is coming along. It is its own process and every day is different can comes with its own challenges.

SD: Sam Elliot is phenomenal in this. What is it like working with him?

BH: It is a total joy. He was on my last film and I love Sam! We have a great infinite for each other. I am really honored to have worked with him again.   

SD: Which was the most difficult character to cast?

BH: It was the role of Charlotte played by Laura Prepon. It was difficult to cast, because it was a difficult role. Laura is an amazing actress and she pulled it off brilliantly. 

SD: What are you working on next?

BH: I am currently shooting another film in Brooklyn. Sorry, that is the only detail I can give you for now.

 

For more information about the film, visit www.thehero.film. The Hero is now playing in theatres.


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