Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Home Movie Interviews 'American Sniper' Actor Bradley Cooper: "I Love Storytelling So Much"

‘American Sniper’ Actor Bradley Cooper: “I Love Storytelling So Much”

Bradley Cooper produces and stars in American Sniper, the true story of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle (Cooper), a sharpshooter who spent four tours of duty in Iraq.

With his affection for such films as Unforgiven and Letters from Iwo JimaCooper was more than ready to work with American Sniper director Clint Eastwood, who was actually Kyle’s first choice for the movie adaptation of his book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper In U.S. Military History.

“Movies, for me, have always been healing,” said Bradley Cooper during the American Sniper press conference. “When I was a kid, growing up, The Elephant Man was a movie that affected me in such a massive way that it made me want to be an actor. I love storytelling so much.”

Cooper, who is currently starring in Broadway’s The Elephant Man (limited engagement runs through February 15, 2015) praises Clint Eastwood and talks about his early acting ambitions in the media clip below:

Co-starring Sienna Miller as Taya Kyle, American Sniper opens December 25.

 

Bradley Cooper in AMERICAN SNIPER - Warner Bros. Pictures, Keith Bernstein
Bradley Cooper in AMERICAN SNIPER – Warner Bros. Pictures, Keith Bernstein

Greg Srisavasdihttps://deepestdream.com
I've been a movie reviewer/interview since 1991 (as a UCLA Daily Bruin scribe), worked at Westwood One, Deepest Dream owner, co-editor of Hollywood Outbreak, podcast co-host of "CinemAddicts" and "Matt and Greg Used To Interview Movie Stars." I can be reached at editor@deepestdream.com for inquiries or whatever the case may be!

Feel Free To Comment!!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Popular

Suzi Quatro Premieres ‘Suzi Q’ With Cherie Currie And Kathy Valentine

Suzi Quatro's artistic legacy is in full display with the compelling and uncompromising documentary Suzi Q. Folks who pre-order the film...

Actress And World Traveler Stephanie Cayo Reflects On ‘Force of Nature’ Experience

Actress Stephanie Cayo stars in Force of Nature as Jess, an enthusiastic and duty driven cop who is trying her best...

‘Detroit’ Review: Kathryn Bigelow Crafts A “Searing” And “Sobering” Narrative

As we watch much of our nation literally burn, once again, many movies dealing with the experience of being a Black...

Director Bora Kim Takes Flight With Immersive Coming-of-Age Tale ‘House of Hummingbird’

Now playing in virtual theaters via Kino Marquee, House of Hummingbird has received a ton of critical acclaim (as well as...

Recent Comments