Dan Stevens was eager on remaking a basic with ‘Blithe Spirit’.
The 38-year-old actor performs creator Charles Condomine within the new take of Noel Coward’s 1941 comedy play and wasn’t postpone by turning it into a contemporary film.
Dan mentioned: “I think the fact that it is still talked about is something that’s worth exploring. It hasn’t been made into a film since the 40s. I just think it’s a really funny, silly script, apart from anything else, and they try to be very fun with the adaptation of it.”
The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ star seems alongside Dame Judi Dench within the movie and felt that his profession has gone full-circle as his first theatre function was with the legendary actress.
Dan instructed Digital Spy: “There’s a lovely sort of circularity to it all, in that my first West End theatre job was doing ‘Hay Fever’ with Judi Dench, directed by Sir Peter Hall. And his son, Ed Hall, has directed this movie, with Judi Dench in it.”
Stevens defined how his expertise on ‘Downton Abbey’ helped him within the function, in distinction to co-stars Isla Fisher and Leslie Mann – who had not filmed any interval productions.
He mentioned: “Isla and Leslie had never filmed anything not set in the present day, which astounded me, because for the majority of my career, I’ve only done things not set in the present day.
“Isla, significantly, is a superb improvisational actress and can provide you with some loopy issues, and a few good issues, and all the things in between. So whether or not you are able to do that with Coward was an enormous query. We actually had quite a lot of enjoyable making an attempt to reply that.”