Grant says at TheWrap’s Screening Series that he can’t believe he’s still getting roles at 61, let alone earning an Oscar nom
Some Oscar nominees, upon hearing that they are up for an Academy Award, try to downplay the achievement and be humble. But Richard E. Grant is going to savor this one, thank you very much.
At TheWrap’s Screening Series at Landmark Theaters in Los Angeles, awards editor Steve Pond asked Grant about the viral video he made after learning he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his work alongside Melissa McCarthy in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” The video showed Grant shaking his fists excitedly in front of the tiny studio he rented out when he first arrived to England from Swaziland to begin his acting career in the early 1980s.
“I have looked at it again in the normal light of day and I look like a completely insane person,” he sa...