Sam Claflin Talks THE QUIET ONES, POSH, THE HUNGER GAMES, LOVE ROSIE, Comic Book Movies, Auditioning, and More

     April 28, 2014


Now playing in theaters is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam ClaflinOlivia CookeErin Richards, and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion postersthe trailer, and all of our previous coverage.

At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Sam Claflin.  We talked about the last few years of his career, comic book movies, his progress in filming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, director Lone Scherfig’s Posh, director Christian Ditter’s Love, Rosie with Lily Collins, if he still has to audition for roles, and a lot more.  Hit the jump to watch.

the quiet ones Jared Harris Sam ClaflinSam Claflin Time Index:

  • 0:55 – He reflects on the last few years of his career, how he got to where he is now, and how he chooses his auditions.
  • 2:45 – Talks about the current fad of comic book movies, his opinion of them, and his desire to play a supervillain.
  • 4:45 – He reveals that he’s looking forward to seeing Mark Ruffalo in a standalone Hulk movie, and compares the difficulties of bringing that character to the screen with the success of Thor.
  • 6:25 – Talks about his progress in filming The Hunger Games and how close he is to wrapping, expecting to be done some time this June.
  • 7:00 – Talks further about the final two films in The Hunger Games series.
  • 8:00 – He comments on his upcoming films Love, Rosie, and Posh.
  • 11:10 – Talks about whether he’s being offered a lot of roles or if he still has to go out and audition for them.

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