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TIFF 2014: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation
TIFF 2014: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation

Barely an hour after a crowd roared its admiration at his Toronto International Film Festival world premiere, “The Theory of Everything” actor Eddie Redmayne swung by the after-party for his movie to amiably hang out with some friends and the occasional reporter. I talked to him for a few minutes, and in that time he spoke about the work he did for the character openly but unassumingly, a balance that’s much harder to strike at these events than it sounds. There was no boasting, no over-glamorization about the process.  Some of that work, as it turned out, included the expected plunge through Hawking’s science bestseller “A Brief History of Time”...

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